from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the appendages free and not attached to the body wall.
  • v. To plough up.
  • v. To write or engrave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To plow up; also, to engrave; to write.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To plow; hence, to mark as if by a plow; write; engrave.
  • In entomology, having longitudinal and parallel furrows which are distinctly defined, with perpendicular margins, and are separated by wide elevated spaces.


Latin exaratus, past participle of exarare to plough up, to write; ex out + arare to plough. (Wiktionary)


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