exarate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

exarate (comparative more exarate, superlative most exarate)

  1. (entomology, of a pupa) Having the appendages free and not attached to the body wall.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Latin exaratus, past participle of exarare to plough up, to write; ex out + arare to plough.

Verb[edit]

exarate (third-person singular simple present exarates, present participle exarating, simple past and past participle exarated)

  1. (obsolete) To plough up.
  2. (obsolete) To write or engrave.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Blount to this entry?)

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

exarāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of exarō