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salivate

[sal-uh-veyt] /ˈsæl əˌveɪt/
verb (used without object), salivated, salivating.
1.
to produce saliva.
verb (used with object), salivated, salivating.
2.
to produce an excessive secretion of saliva in, as by mercurial poisoning.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin salīvātus (past participle of salīvāre to cause to salivate); see saliva, -ate1
Related forms
unsalivated, adjective
unsalivating, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un salivated

salivate

/ˈsælɪˌveɪt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to secrete saliva, esp an excessive amount
2.
(transitive) to cause (a laboratory animal, etc) to produce saliva, as by the administration of mercury
Derived Forms
salivation, noun
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un salivated in Medicine

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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