exscind

exscind

[ek-sind]
verb (used with object)
to cut out or off.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin exscindere to destroy, tear away, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + scindere to cut, tear; see scission

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exscind (ɛkˈsɪnd)
 
vb
(tr) to cut off or out; excise
 
[C17: exscind, from Latin exscindere to extirpate, destroy, from scindere to cut, tear, split]

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