Definition of abacinate in English:

abacinate

(also abbacinate)

verb

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  • with object To blind by placing red-hot irons or reflective metal plates in front of the eyes.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Ogilvie (1797–1867), lexicographer. From post-classical Latin abacinat-, past participial stem of abacinare from Italian abbacinare, † abacinare.

Pronunciation:

abacinate

/əˈbasɪneɪt//əˈbas(ə)neɪt/