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lancinate

[ lan-suh-neyt ]
/ 藞l忙n s蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), lan路ci路nat路ed, lan路ci路nat路ing.
to stab or pierce.
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Origin of lancinate

First recorded in 1595鈥1605; from Latin lancin膩tus, past participle of lancin膩re 鈥渢o tear to pieces,鈥 akin to lanius 鈥渂utcher,鈥 lacer 鈥渢orn, mangled, mutilated鈥; see -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM lancinate

lan路ci路na路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lancinate

lancinate
/ (藞l蓱藧ns瑟藢ne瑟t) /

adjective
(esp of pain) sharp or cutting

Derived forms of lancinate

lancination, noun

Word Origin for lancinate

C17: from Latin lancin膩tus pierced, rent; related to lacer mangled
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