ingest

[in-jest]
verb (used with object)
1.
to take, as food, into the body (opposed to egest ).
2.
Aeronautics. to draw (foreign matter) into the inlet of a jet engine, often causing damage to the engine.

Origin:
1610–20; < Latin ingestus past participle of ingerere to throw or pour into. See in-2, gest

ingestible, adjective
ingestion, noun
ingestive, adjective
reingest, verb (used with object)
uningested, adjective
uningestive, adjective
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ingest (ɪnˈdʒɛst)
 
vb
1.  to take (food or liquid) into the body
2.  (of a jet engine) to suck in (an object, a bird, etc)
 
[C17: from Latin ingerere to put into, from in-² + gerere to carry; see gest]
 
in'gestible
 
adj
 
in'gestion
 
n
 
in'gestive
 
adj

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ingest
1617, from L. ingestus, pp. of ingerere "to carry into, put into," from in- "into" + gerere "to carry."
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Example sentences
All parts of many species are poisonous if ingested.
All parts, especially fruits, are poisonous if ingested.
All parts of plant, especially bulbs, are poisonous if ingested.
People ingested it, in impure forms, from sugar cubes and blotting paper.
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