jaculate

[ jak-yuh-leyt ]
/ ˈdʒæk yəˌleɪt /

verb (used with object), jac·u·lat·ed, jac·u·lat·ing.

to throw or hurl (a dart, javelin, etc.).

Nearby words

  1. jacquerie,
  2. jacques,
  3. jacques bonhomme,
  4. jactation,
  5. jactitation,
  6. jaculatory,
  7. jaculiferous,
  8. jacuzzi,
  9. jadassohn-lewandowsky syndrome,
  10. jadassohn-tièche nevus

Origin of jaculate

1615–25; < Latin jaculātus (past participle of jaculāre to throw the javelin), equivalent to jacul(um) javelin (noun use of neuter of jaculus used for hurling, equivalent to jac- hurl + -ulus adj. suffix) + -ātus -ate1

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