macerate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mācerātus, perfect passive participle of mācerō, from Proto-Indo-European *mag-, *mak- (to knead) [1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

macerate (third-person singular simple present macerates, present participle macerating, simple past and past participle macerated)

  1. To soften (something) or separate (something) into pieces by soaking (it) in a heated or unheated liquid.
  2. (obsolete) To make lean; to cause to waste away.
  3. (obsolete) To subdue the appetite by poor or scanty diet; to mortify.

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Noun[edit]

macerate (plural macerates)

  1. A macerated substance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The American heritage dictionary of Indo-European roots By Calvert Watkins, p. 50, "mag-" entry, item 5

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

macerate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of macerare
  2. second-person plural imperative of macerare
  3. feminine plural of macerato

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

mācerāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of mācerātus