suppurate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin suppūrātus, past participle of suppūrō, from pūr-, stem of pūs.

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Verb[edit]

suppurate (third-person singular simple present suppurates, present participle suppurating, simple past and past participle suppurated)

  1. (intransitive) To form or discharge pus.
    • 1952, Norman Lewis, Golden Earth:
      Their suppurating wounds, their goitres, their tumours are hideously evident on their hairless bodies.
  2. (transitive) To cause to generate pus.
    to suppurate a sore

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

suppurate

  1. inflection of suppurare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

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Participle[edit]

suppurate f pl

  1. feminine plural of suppurato