suffumigate

[ suh-fyoo-mi-geyt ]
/ səˈfyu mɪˌgeɪt /

verb (used with object), suf·fu·mi·gat·ed, suf·fu·mi·gat·ing.

to fumigate from below; apply fumes or smoke to.

Origin of suffumigate

1580–90; < Latin suffūmigātus; see suf-, fumigate

Related forms

suf·fu·mi·ga·tion, noun
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suffumigate

/ (səˈfjuːmɪˌɡeɪt) /

verb

(tr) to fumigate from or as if from beneath

Derived Forms

suffumigation, noun

Word Origin for suffumigate

C16: from Latin suffūmigāre, from sub- + fūmigāre to fumigate
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