[ spahrj ]
/ spɑrdʒ /
verb (used with or without object), sparged, sparg·ing.
to scatter or sprinkle.
Origin of sparge
First recorded in 1550–60, sparge is from the Latin word spargere to sprinkle, scatter
Related formssparg·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sparge
/ (spɑːdʒ) /
rare to sprinkle or scatter (something)
Derived Formssparger, noun
Word Origin for sparge
C16: from Latin spargere to sprinkle
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