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Borrowing from Latin repullulare, repullulatum, from pullulare. See pullulate.


repullulate (third-person singular simple present repullulates, present participle repullulating, simple past and past participle repullulated)

  1. (intransitive) To bud again.
    • Howell
      Though tares repullulate, there is wheat still left in the field.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for repullulate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)