verb (used without object), salivated, salivating.
to produce saliva.
verb (used with object), salivated, salivating.
to produce an excessive secretion of saliva in, as by mercurial poisoning.

1650–60; < Latin salīvātus (past participle of salīvāre to cause to salivate); see saliva, -ate1

unsalivated, adjective
unsalivating, adjective Unabridged
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salivate (ˈsælɪˌveɪt)
1.  (intr) to secrete saliva, esp an excessive amount
2.  (tr) to cause (a laboratory animal, etc) to produce saliva, as by the administration of mercury

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salivate sal·i·vate (sāl'ə-vāt')
v. sal·i·vat·ed, sal·i·vat·ing, sal·i·vates

  1. To secrete or produce saliva.

  2. To produce excessive salivation in.

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Example sentences
While studying canine gastric functions, he noticed that his dogs began to
  salivate long before receiving any food.
It's come to the point where you almost can't run unless you can cause people
  to salivate and whip each other with big sticks.
Fashion historians salivate when they're confronted with an inventory of
  vintage haute couture.
Dog owners can fill the dish at the fountain and place it on the ground where
  the dog can drink and salivate gracefully.
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