Ablaqueate meaning

(obsolete) To lay bare, as the roots of a tree, by loosening or removing soil. [Attested from around (1350 to 1470) until the mid 18th century.]
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Origin of ablaqueate

  • From Latin ablaqueātus (“loosened, dug up”), past participle of ablaqueō (“to disentangle”), formed from ab- + laqueō (“noose”).

    From Wiktionary