Conflagrate definition

(intransitive) To catch fire. [17th century to the present]
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To set fire to something. [17th century to the present]
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Origin of conflagrate

  • From cōnflāgrāt-, the perfect passive participial stem of the Latin cōnflāgrō (“I am consumed by fire”, “I set aflame”).

    From Wiktionary