praecipito

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From praeceps (head foremost, headlong), from prae (before) + caput (head).

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Verb[edit]

present active praecipitō, present infinitive praecipitāre, perfect active praecipitāvī, supine praecipitātum

  1. I cast down; I throw headlong.

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References[edit]

  • praecipito in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • precipitate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911