dilaniate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin dilaniatus, past participle of dilaniare to dilacerate; di- = dis- + laniare to tear to pieces.

Verb[edit]

dilaniate (third-person singular simple present dilaniates, present participle dilaniating, simple past and past participle dilaniated)

  1. To rend in pieces; to tear.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

dilaniate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of dilaniare
  2. second-person plural imperative of dilaniare
  3. second-person plural present subjunctive of dilaniare
  4. feminine plural of dilaniato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dīlaniāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dīlaniō