Conflagrate meaning

(intransitive) To catch fire. [17th century to the present]
verb
1
0
To set fire to something. [17th century to the present]
verb
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of conflagrate

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