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verb (extirpat, ing)
  1. (transitive, obsolete) To clear an area of roots and stumps.
  2. (transitive) To pull up by the roots; uproot.
  3. (transitive) To destroy completely; to annihilate.
  4. (transitive) To surgically remove.
Translations: 
  • Spanish: extirpar(es)
Etymology: From (term, exstirpo, exstirpÅ, uproot) < ex- "out of" + stirp- "roots"


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