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extirpate

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] exstirpō (uproot) < ex- "out of" + stirp- "roots"

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to extirpate

Third person singular
extirpat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to extirpate (third-person singular simple present extirpat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To clear an area of roots and stumps.
  2. (transitive) To pull up by the roots; uproot.
  3. (transitive) To destroy completely; to annihilate.
  4. (transitive) To surgically remove.

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