Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To denude.
  • adjective Bare; denuded.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, deprived of covering, as of foliage or pubescence; naked; glabrate.
  • In zoology, destitute of scales, hair, or other covering; nude: specifically, in entomology, said of the wings of Lepidoptera when they are clear in parts, appearing as if the scales had been rubbed off.
  • In geology, denuded.
  • To strip; denude.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb Obs. or R. To denude.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete, rare To denude.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb lay bare
  • adjective without the natural or usual covering

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin dēnūdāre, dēnūdāt-; see denude.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin denudatus, past participle of denudare. See denude.

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