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Meaning of SALIVATE

Pronunciation:  'sali`veyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  produce saliva; "We salivated when he described the great meal"
  2. [v]  be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something; "She was salivating over the raise she anticipated"
 

SALIVATE is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: drool
 
 See Also: act involuntarily, act reflexively, covet, dribble, drivel, drool, slabber, slaver, slobber

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sal"i*vate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Salivated}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Salivating}.] [L. salivatus, p. p. of salivare to
salivate. See {Saliva}.]
To produce an abnormal flow of saliva in; to produce
salivation or ptyalism in, as by the use of mercury.



 

 

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