Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To emasculate; castrate.
  • Emasculated.

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

  • transitive verb obsolete To emasculate; to dispossess of manhood.

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

  • verb To castrate.
  • verb To render weak or unmanly.

Etymologies

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From Latin ēvirātus, perfect passive participle of ēvirō ("I emasculate"), from ē ("out of") + vir ("man").

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  • To emasculate; to dispossess of manhood.

    November 20, 2007