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EtymologyEdit

From Latin purgare (make pure, cleanse).

VerbEdit

purgieren (third-person singular simple present purgiert, past tense purgierte, past participle purgiert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (dated) to purify, to cleanse
  2. (medicine) to purge (the bowels)
  3. (dated, law, reflexive) to refute, under oath, a claim; to clear oneself of an accusation via oath

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