Definition of aberuncate in English:

aberuncate

verb

archaic
rare
  • with object To pull up by the roots; to remove entirely.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From post-classical Latin aberuncat-, past participial stem of aberuncare to uproot, abolish, variant or alteration of classical Latin averruncāre, probably arising from reinterpretation of the Latin verb as deriving from ab- + ēruncāre.

Pronunciation:

aberuncate

/abəˈrʌŋkeɪt/