To coat or permeate with liquid, color, or light; suffuse.
To pour or diffuse (a liquid, for example) over or through something.
To sprinkle, cover over, or permeate with or as with a liquid; suffuse.
To pour or spread (a liquid, etc.) through or over something.
Origin of perfuse
- Latin perfundere perfūs- to pour over per- per- fundere to pour gheu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition