Variant of segregate
Origin: Middle English segregat from Classical Latin segregatus, past participle of segregare, to set apart, literally , to set apart from the flock from se-, apart (see secede) plush grex (gen. gregis), a flock: see gregarious
- to separate from the main mass and collect together in a new body: said of crystals
- to separate from others; be segregated
- Genetics to undergo segregation
- segregative adjective
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