immoler

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin immolare ‘cover the body of a sacrifice victim with sacred flour’, composed of im- ‘on’ + -mola ‘flour’.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /i.mɔ.le/ or /im.mɔ.le/

Verb[edit]

immoler

  1. Sacrifice by death to a higher being.
    • Le prêtre immole un animal aux dieux.
      The priest sacrifices an animal to the gods.
  2. (reflexive) s’immoler: Offer one’s life in sacrifice.
    • S’immoler par le feu.
      To sacrifice oneself in the fire.
  3. (figuratively) Massacre, kill.

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Verb[edit]

immoler

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of immolō