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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To tear into pieces.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To tear in pieces.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To tear in pieces; rend; lacerate.

Etymologies

Latin laniatus, past participle of laniare. (Wiktionary)

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