intransitive verb-·cat·ed, -·cat·ing
Origin of exsiccateMiddle English exsiccaten from Classical Latin exsiccatus, past participle of exsiccare, to make dry from ex-, out + siccare, to dry from siccus, dry: see desiccate
intr. & tr.v.ex·sic·cat·ed, ex·sic·cat·ing, ex·sic·cates
Origin of exsiccateMiddle English exsiccaten from Latin exsiccāre exsiccāt- ex- ex- siccāre to dry ( from siccus dry )
(third-person singular simple present exsiccates, present participle exsiccating, simple past and past participle exsiccated)
From Latin exsiccare, from ex- + siccus (“dry”).