Extirpated



[ek-ster-peyt, ik-stur-peyt] /ˈɛk stərˌpeɪt, ɪkˈstɜr peɪt/

verb (used with object), extirpated, extirpating.
1.
to remove or destroy totally; do away with; exterminate.
2.
to pull up by or as if by the roots; root up:
to extirpate an unwanted hair.
/ˈɛkstəˌpeɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to remove or destroy completely
2.
to pull up or out; uproot
3.
to remove (an organ or part) surgically
v.

1530s, usually figurative, from Latin extirpatus/exstirpatus, past participle of extirpare/exstirpare (see extirpation). Related: Extirpated; extirpating.

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