Origin: < ML intoxicatus, pp. of intoxicare, to poison, drug < L in-, in + toxicare, to smear with poison < toxicum, poison: see toxic
See intoxicate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb in·tox·i·cat·ed, in·tox·i·cat·ing, in·tox·i·cates verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English, to poison
Origin: , from Medieval Latin intoxicāre, intoxicāt-
Origin: : Latin in-, in; see in-2
Origin: + Late Latin toxicāre, to smear with poison (from Latin toxicum, poison; see toxic).
Learn more about intoxicate