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suffumigate

[ suh-fyoo-mi-geyt ]
/ səˈfyu mɪˌgeɪt /
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verb (used with object), suf·fu·mi·gat·ed, suf·fu·mi·gat·ing.
to fumigate from below; apply fumes or smoke to.
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Origin of suffumigate

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

OTHER WORDS FROM suffumigate

suf·fu·mi·ga·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for suffumigate

suffumigate
/ (səˈfjuːmɪˌɡeɪt) /

verb
(tr) to fumigate from or as if from beneath

Derived forms of suffumigate

suffumigation, noun

Word Origin for suffumigate

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