Excarnate Ex*car"nate, v. t. [LL. excarnatus, p. p. of excarnare; L. ex out + caro, carnis, flesh.] To deprive or clear of flesh. --Grew. [1913 Webster]

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  • excarnate — 1. adjective Deprived of flesh. 2. verb To deprive of flesh …   Wiktionary

  • excarnate — transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Late Latin excarnatus, past participle of excarnare, from Latin ex ex (I) + carn , caro flesh more at carnal obsolete : to deprive or strip of flesh …   Useful english dictionary

  • Excarnificate — Ex*car ni*fi*cate, v. t. [L. ex out + LL. carnificatus, p. p. carnificare to carnify; cf. L. excarnificare to tear to pieces, torment. See {Carnify}.] To clear of flesh; to excarnate. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • excarnation — noun The act of removing flesh. See Also: excarnate …   Wiktionary

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