Denude Definition

dĭ-no͝od, -nyo͝od
denuded, denudes, denuding
denuded, denudes, denuding
To make bare or naked; strip.
Webster's New World
To expose (rock strata) by erosion.
American Heritage

Origin of Denude

  • Latin dēnūdāre dē- de- nūdāre to make bare (from nūdus nude nogw- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle French dénuder, from Latin denudare, de- + nudus, bare

    From Wiktionary

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