Latin fūmigārefūmigāt-to smokefūmussmokeagereto drive, makeag- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin fumigatus, past participle of fumigare, from fūmus "smoke"
Fumigate Sentence Examples
When sulphur is burned in air or oxygen, sulphur dioxide is produced, which is a powerful disinfectant, used to fumigate rooms which have been occupied by persons suffering from some infectious disease.
The energy with which Ulysses, after the slaughter of the suitors, calls to Euryclea for "fire and sulphur" to purge (literally "fumigate") the dininghall from the pollution of their blood (Od.
fumigate houses infested by cockroaches, mice, rats, bedbugs and other pests.