exsiccate(redirected from exsiccates)
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intr. & tr.v. ex·sic·cat·ed, ex·sic·cat·ing, ex·sic·cates
To dry up or cause to dry up.
[Middle English exsiccaten, from Latin exsiccāre, exsiccāt- : ex-, ex- + siccāre, to dry (from siccus, dry).]
to dry up; desiccate
[C15: from Latin exsiccāre, from siccus dry]
v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to dry or remove the moisture from, as a substance.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin exsiccātus, past participle of exsiccāre to dry up]
Past participle: exsiccated
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|Verb||1.||exsiccate - lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"|