[ 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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OTHER WORDS FROM suffumigatesuf·fu·mi·ga·tion, noun
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How to use suffumigate in a sentence
At nine o'clock I placed her legs in a bath of lukewarm water, and taught her how to suffumigate.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
British Dictionary definitions for suffumigate
/ (səˈfjuːmɪˌɡeɪt) /
(tr) to fumigate from or as if from beneath
Derived forms of suffumigatesuffumigation, noun
Word Origin for suffumigate
C16: from Latin suffūmigāre, from sub- + fūmigāre to fumigate
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