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suffumigate

[ suh-fyoo-mi-geyt ]
/ s蓹藞fyu m瑟藢ge瑟t /
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verb (used with object), suf路fu路mi路gat路ed, suf路fu路mi路gat路ing.
to fumigate from below; apply fumes or smoke to.
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Origin of suffumigate

1580鈥90; <Latin suff奴mig膩tus;see suf-, fumigate

OTHER WORDS FROM suffumigate

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

suffumigate
/ (s蓹藞fju藧m瑟藢伞e瑟t) /

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

Derived forms of suffumigate

suffumigation, noun

Word Origin for suffumigate

C16: from Latin suff奴mig膩re, from sub- + f奴mig膩re to fumigate
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