Definitions for fumigateˈfyu mɪˌgeɪt

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  1. fumigate, fume(verb)

    treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests

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  1. fumigate(Verb)

    To disinfect, purify, or rid of vermin with the fumes of certain chemicals.

  2. Origin: From fumigatus, past participle of fumigare, from fūmus "smoke"

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  1. Fumigate(noun)

    to apply smoke to; to expose to smoke or vapor; to purify, or free from infection, by the use of smoke or vapors

  2. Fumigate(noun)

    to smoke; to perfume

  3. Origin: [L. fumigate, p. p. of fumigare to fumigate, fr. fumus smoke. See Fume, n.]


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