manducation

  • 121 manducate — /ˈmændʒukeɪt/ (say manjoohkayt) verb (t) (manducated, manducating) Rare to chew; masticate; eat. {Latin mandūcātus, past participle} –manducation /mændʒuˈkeɪʃən/ (say manjooh kayshuhn), noun –manducatory, adjective …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 122 manducate —   v.t. masticate; eat.    ♦ manducation, n.    ♦ manducatory, a …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 123 manducate — [man′do͞o kāt΄, man′dyo͞okāt΄] vt. manducated, manducating [< L manducatus, pp. of manducare: see MANGER] Rare to chew; masticate manducation n. manducatory [man′do͞okə tôr΄ē, man′dyo͞okə tôr΄ē] adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 124 manducate — v.tr. literary chew; eat. Derivatives: manducation n. manducatory adj. Etymology: L manducare manducat chew f. manduco guzzler f. mandere chew …

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