Humectate
Humect Hu*mect", Humectate Hu*mec"tate, v. t. [L. humectare, humectatum, fr. humectus moist, fr. humere to be moist: cf. F. humecter.] To moisten; to wet. [Obs.] --Howell. [1913 Webster]

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  • humectate — hu·mec·tate …   English syllables

  • humectate — kˌtāt verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin humectatus, umectatus, past participle of humectare, umectare archaic : moisten …   Useful english dictionary

  • Humect — Hu*mect , Humectate Hu*mec tate, v. t. [L. humectare, humectatum, fr. humectus moist, fr. humere to be moist: cf. F. humecter.] To moisten; to wet. [Obs.] Howell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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