vesicate

[ ves-i-keyt ]
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verb (used with object),ves·i·cat·ed, ves·i·cat·ing.
  1. to raise vesicles or blisters on; blister.

Origin of vesicate

1
1650–60; <New Latin vēsīcātus (past participle of vēsīcāre to blister), equivalent to vēsīc(a) (see vesica) + -ātus-ate1

Other words from vesicate

  • ves·i·ca·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for vesicate

vesicate

/ (ˈvɛsɪˌkeɪt) /


verb
  1. to blister

Origin of vesicate

1
C17: from New Latin vēsīcāre to blister; see vesica

Derived forms of vesicate

  • vesication, noun

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