Suppurate Definition

suppurated, suppurates, suppurating
suppurated, suppurates, suppurating
To form or discharge pus; fester.
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Origin of Suppurate

  • Middle English suppuraten from Latin suppūrāre suppūrāt- sub- sub- pūs pūr- pus pū̆- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin suppūrātus, past participle of suppūrō, from pūr-, stem of pūs.

    From Wiktionary

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