Aspirate As"pi*rate ([a^]s"p[i^]*r[asl]t), Aspirated As"pi*ra"ted (-r[=a]"t[e^]d), a. [L. aspiratus, p. p.] Pronounced with the h sound or with audible breath. [1913 Webster]

But yet they are not aspirate, i. e., with such an aspiration as h. --Holder. [1913 Webster]

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