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jugulate

[joo-gyuh-leyt, juhg-yuh-] /ˈdʒu gyəˌleɪt, ˈdʒʌg yə-/
verb (used with object), jugulated, jugulating.
1.
to check or suppress (disease) by extreme measures.
2.
to cut the throat of; kill.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin jugulātus (past participle of jugulāre to cut the throat of), equivalent to jugul(um) throat (jug(um) yoke + -ulum -ule) + -ā- theme vowel + -tus past participle suffix
Related forms
jugulation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for jugulation

jugulate

/ˈdʒʌɡjʊˌleɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (rare) to check (a disease) by extreme measures or remedies
Derived Forms
jugulation, noun
Word Origin
C17 (in the obsolete sense: kill by cutting the throat of): from Latin jugulāre, from jugulum throat, from jugum yoke
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