formicate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin formīca (ant) +‎ -ate.

Verb[edit]

formicate (third-person singular simple present formicates, present participle formicating, simple past and past participle formicated)

  1. To move like ants.
    • Lowell
      an open space which formicated with peasantry
  2. To have a sensation like the movement of ants.

Adjective[edit]

formicate (comparative more formicate, superlative most formicate)

  1. ant-like

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

formīcāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of formīcō