[ joo-gyuh-leyt, juhg-yuh- ]
/ ˈdʒu gyəˌleɪt, ˈdʒʌg yə- /
verb (used with object), ju·gu·lat·ed, ju·gu·lat·ing.
to check or suppress (disease) by extreme measures.
to cut the throat of; kill.
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Origin of jugulate
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British Dictionary definitions for jugulate
/ (ˈdʒʌɡjʊˌleɪt) /
(tr) rare to check (a disease) by extreme measures or remedies
Derived forms of jugulatejugulation, noun
Word Origin for jugulate
C17 (in the obsolete sense: kill by cutting the throat of): from Latin jugulāre, from jugulum throat, from jugum yoke
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