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EtymologyEdit

From Latin mācerātus, perfect passive participle of mācerō, from Proto-Indo-European *mag-, *mak- (to knead) [1].

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macerate (third-person singular simple present macerates, present participle macerating, simple past and past participle macerated)

  1. To soften (something) or separate it into pieces by soaking it in a heated or unheated liquid.
  2. (obsolete) To make lean; to cause to waste away.
  3. (obsolete) To subdue the appetite by poor or scanty diet; to mortify.

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macerate (plural macerates)

  1. A macerated substance.

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  1. ^ The American heritage dictionary of Indo-European roots By Calvert Watkins, p. 50, "mag-" entry, item 5

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mācerāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of mācerātus