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jugulate

[ joo-gyuh-leyt, juhg-yuh- ]
/ 藞d蕭u gy蓹藢le瑟t, 藞d蕭蕦g y蓹- /
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verb (used with object), ju路gu路lat路ed, ju路gu路lat路ing.
to check or suppress (disease) by extreme measures.
to cut the throat of; kill.
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Origin of jugulate

1615鈥25; <Latin jugul膩tus (past participle of jugul膩re to cut the throat of), equivalent to jugul(um) throat (jug(um) yoke1 + -ulum-ule) + -膩- theme vowel + -tus past participle suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM jugulate

ju路gu路la路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for jugulate

jugulate
/ (藞d蕭蕦伞j蕣藢le瑟t) /

verb
(tr) rare to check (a disease) by extreme measures or remedies

Derived forms of jugulate

jugulation, noun

Word Origin for jugulate

C17 (in the obsolete sense: kill by cutting the throat of): from Latin jugul膩re, from jugulum throat, from jugum yoke
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