Abacinate meaning

(rare) To blind by holding a red-hot metal rod or plate before the eyes.
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Origin of abacinate

  • From Late Latin abacinātus, perfect passive participle of abacinō; possibly formed from ab (“off”) + bacīnum (“a basin”) or bacīnus. Probably cognate with modern Italian abbacinare (“to dazzle”).
    From Wiktionary