Exolete Ex"o*lete, a. [L. exoletus, p. p. of exolescere to grow out, grow out of use; ex out + olescere to grow.] Obsolete; out of use; state; insipid. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • exolete — adjective Etymology: Latin exoletus, past participle of exolescere to go out of use, become out of date, from ex ex (I) + olescere (as in adolescere to grow up) more at adult 1. obsolete : disused, obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

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