mussitate

[ muhs-i-teyt ]
/ ˈmʌs ɪˌteɪt /

verb (used without object), mus·si·tat·ed, mus·si·tat·ing. Obsolete.

to mutter; mumble.

Origin of mussitate

1620–30; < Latin mussitātus (past participle of mussitāre to mutter), equivalent to muss(āre) to mutter + -it- frequentative suffix + -ātus -ate1
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