[roo-uh-neyt]Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
verb (used with object), ru·in·at·ed, ru·in·at·ing.
Origin of ruinate
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Historical Examples of ruinate
So Theobald, in accordance with the rime, read for ruinate of the folio.
The house, save for the actual fabric of it, had become rather dilapidated and ruinate.The History of Sir Richard Calmady