Maculate definition

măkyə-lāt
Spotted; blotched.
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To spot, blemish, or pollute.
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Spotted, blotched, or stained.
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Morally sullied or impure.
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(archaic) To spot; stain; blemish; defile.
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Defiled; impure.
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To spot; to stain; to blur.
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Marked with spots or maculae; blotched.
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Defiled; impure.
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Origin of maculate

  • Middle English maculaten from Latin maculāre maculāt- from macula spot

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

  • Latin maculatus, past participle of maculare (“to spot").

    From Wiktionary