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Friday, September 03, 2010

Definitions for cachinnate

  1. To laugh loudly or immoderately.

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Citations for cachinnate
His long nose, thick lips and crafty, bulging eyes seemed tense with the urge to cachinnate. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Ronald Hingley, The Steppe and Other Stories
I observe my fellow baskers snap, cachinnate, straighten out government policy. That's the wonder of abroad. Tibor Fischer, The Thought Gang
Origin of cachinnate
1815-1825
Cachinnate evolves into the English cackle , but derives from the Sanskrit kakhati, "laughs."