Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of plucking up by the roots, or the state of being plucked up by the roots; extirpation.
  • noun Hence Complete destruction or removal in general.

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

  • noun The act of plucking up by the roots; a rooting out; extirpation; utter destruction.
  • noun The state of being plucked up by the roots.

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

  • noun The act of plucking up by the roots; a rooting out; extirpation; utter destruction.
  • noun The state of being plucked up by the roots.

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

  • noun the complete destruction of every trace of something

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