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 exsiccare, exsiccat- : ex-, ex- + siccare, 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”).