minar

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minar (first-person singular present indicative mino, past participle minado)

  1. to mine (to extract ore from the ground)
  2. (transitive) to mine (to place mines (device that explodes when touched or approached) in)
  3. to undermine (to dig under something)
  4. (figuratively) to undermine (to weaken or work against)

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Etymology[edit]

Latin mina (mine), from Ancient Greek μνᾶ (mnâ, 100 drachmas).

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minar (first-person singular present mino, first-person singular preterite miné, past participle minado)

  1. to sap, mine, dig tunnels under
  2. to mine, lay military land or marine mines
  3. (figuratively) to undermine, destroy (health, confidence, etc.)
  4. to wear away, erode

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