- to check or suppress (disease) by extreme measures.
- to cut the throat of; kill.
Origin of jugulate
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- (tr) rare to check (a disease) by extreme measures or remedies
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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