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English Dictionary: macerated by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Macerate \Mac"er*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Macerated}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Macerating}.] [L. maceratus, p. p. of macerare to
      make soft, weaken, enervate; cf. Gr. [?] to knead.]
      1. To make lean; to cause to waste away. [Obs. or R.]
      2. To subdue the appetites of by poor and scanty diet; to
            mortify. --Baker.
      3. To soften by steeping in a liquid, with or without heat;
            to wear away or separate the parts of by steeping; as, to
            macerate animal or vegetable fiber.
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