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verb (used with object), su·per·fused, su·per·fus·ing. Obsolete.
  1. to pour.
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Origin of superfuse

1650–60; < Latin superfūsus, past participle of superfundere to pour over, equivalent to super- super- + -fūsus, equivalent to fud- (base of fundere to pour) + -tus past participle suffix, with dt > s
Related formssu·per·fu·sion [soo-per-fyoo-zhuh n] /ˌsu pərˈfyu ʒən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for superfuse


  1. obsolete to pour or be poured so as to cover something
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Derived Formssuperfusion, noun

Word Origin for superfuse

C17: from Latin superfūsus poured over, from superfundere, from super- + fundere to pour
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