Abite meaning

(obsolete) To bite; eat; devour.
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Origin of abite

  • From Middle English abiten, from Old English ābītan (“to bite in pieces, tear to pieces, bite, eat, devour, gnaw, taste, partake of, consume”), from Proto-Germanic *uz- (“out”) + *bītaną (“to bite”), from Proto-Indo-European *bheid- (“to break, bite”), equivalent to a- +‎ bite.

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