strangulo

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στραγγαλόομαι ( strangalóomai, to strangle), from στραγγάλη (strangálē, a halter); compare στραγγός (strangós, tied together, entangled, twisted).

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Verb[edit]

present active strangulō, present infinitive strangulāre, perfect active strangulāvī, supine strangulātum

  1. (transitive) I strangle, throttle.
  2. (transitive) I choke, suffocate, smother.
  3. (transitive) I torment, torture.

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References[edit]

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