hebetative

hebetate

[heb-i-teyt]
verb (used with object), hebetated, hebetating.
to make dull or blunt.

Origin:
1565–75; < Latin hebetātus made dull or blunt (past participle of hebetāre), equivalent to hebet- (stem of hebes) blunt, dull + -ātus -ate1

hebetation, noun
hebetative, adjective
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hebetate (ˈhɛbɪˌteɪt)
 
adj
1.  (of plant parts) having a blunt or soft point
 
vb
2.  rare to make or become blunted
 
[C16: from Latin hebetāre to make blunt, from hebes blunt]
 
hebe'tation
 
n
 
'hebetative
 
adj

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