manducate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin manducatus, past participle of manducare to chew. See manger.

Verb[edit]

manducate (third-person singular simple present manducates, present participle manducating, simple past and past participle manducated)

  1. (literary) to chew; to masticate
  2. (literary) to eat
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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

manducate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of manducare
  2. second-person plural imperative of manducare
  3. feminine plural of manducato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

mandūcāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of mandūcō