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From Latin missa (Mass) + -ficare (to make) (comparative). See -fy.


missificate (third-person singular simple present missificates, present participle missificating, simple past and past participle missificated)

  1. (obsolete, nonce word) To perform Mass.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 missificate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)