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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from ablution.

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VerbEdit

ablute (third-person singular simple present ablutes, present participle abluting, simple past and past participle abluted)

  1. (intransitive, colloquial) To wash oneself. [First attested in the Late 19th century.][1]
  2. (transitive, colloquial) To wash. [First attested in the Late 19th century.][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 “ablute” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →ISBN, page 5.

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ParticipleEdit

ablute

  1. vocative masculine singular of ablutus