glaciate

[ gley-shee-eyt, -see- ]SEE DEFINITION OF glaciate
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WORD ORIGIN

1620s, "to freeze;" 1865 in reference to glaciers, from Latin glaciatus, past participle of glaciare "to turn to ice," from glacies (see glacial).

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