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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To tear up by the roots; to draw away.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To tear up by the roots; to draw away.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To pull up by the roots; pull away by force; tear violently away.
  • Same as arase.

Etymologies

Old English aracen, arasen, Old French arachier, esracier, French arracher, from Latin exradicare, eradicare. The prefix a- is perhaps due to Latin ab. See eradicate. (Wiktionary)

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