verb (used with object), ves·i·cat·ed, ves·i·cat·ing.

to raise vesicles or blisters on; blister.

Origin of vesicate

1650–60; < New Latin vēsīcātus (past participle of vēsīcāre to blister), equivalent to vēsīc(a) (see vesica) + -ātus -ate1
Related formsves·i·ca·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for vesicate



to blister
Derived Formsvesication, noun

Word Origin for vesicate

C17: from New Latin vēsīcāre to blister; see vesica
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