échauffer

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From Middle French eschauffer, from Old French eschaufer, from Vulgar Latin *excalefare, from Latin excalfacere, present active infinitive of excalfaciō, from ex + calfaciō, variant of calefaciō.

Ultimately related to échauder ‎(scald) (English scald) via ex- + caleo.

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échauffer

  1. to overheat
  2. to excite, incite (imagination etc.)
  3. (medicine, dated) to inflame

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