Meaning of EXSICCATE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈek-si-ˌkāt ]

transitive verb

( -cat·ed ; -cat·ing )

Etymology: Middle English, from Latin exsiccatus, past participle of exsiccare, from ex- + siccare to dry, from siccus dry — more at sack

Date: 15th century

: to remove moisture from : dry

• ex·sic·ca·tion ˌek-si-ˈkā-shən noun

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