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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin affundō (I pour, sprinkle, or scatter onto, perfect passive participial stem: affūs-)

VerbEdit

affuse (third-person singular simple present affuses, present participle affusing, simple past and past participle affused)

  1. (transitive) To pour out or upon.
    • Boyle
      I first affused water upon the compressed beans.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for affuse in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

affūse

  1. vocative masculine singular of affūsus