egestive

egest

[ee-jest, ih-jest]
verb (used with object)
to discharge, as from the body; void (opposed to ingest ).

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin ēgest(us) (past participle of ēgerere) carried out, equivalent to ē- e-1 + ges- (variant of ger-) carry + -tus past participle suffix

egestive, adjective
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egest (iːˈdʒɛst)
 
vb
(tr) to excrete (waste material)
 
[C17: from Latin ēgerere to carry out, from gerere to carry]
 
e'gestion
 
n
 
e'gestive
 
adj

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egest e·gest (ē-jěst')
v. e·gest·ed, e·gest·ing, e·gests
To discharge or excrete from the body.

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