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ustulate

[adjective uhs-chuh-lit, -leyt; verb, uhs-chuh-leyt] /adjective ˈʌs tʃə lɪt, -ˌleɪt; verb, ˈʌs tʃəˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
colored or blackened as if scorched.
verb (used with object), ustulated, ustulating.
2.
Obsolete. to burn; sear; scorch.
Origin of ustulate
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin ūstulātus past participle of ūstulāre to scorch, burn, derivative of ūrere to burn; see -ate1
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