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displode

[dis-plohd] /dɪsˈploʊd/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), disploded, disploding. Archaic.
1.
to explode.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; < Latin displōdere, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + -plōdere, combining form of plaudere to clap
Related forms
displosion
[dis-ploh-zhuh n] /dɪsˈploʊ ʒən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for displode

displode

/dɪsˈpləʊd/
verb
1.
an obsolete word for explode
Word Origin
C17: from Latin displōdere from dis-1 + plaudere to clap
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