Definition of ablute in English:

ablute

verb

informal
  • 1with object To wash (oneself, or a part of the body).

  • 2no object To wash oneself; to bathe.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in John Moyle (d. 1714), naval surgeon. From classical Latin ablūt-, past participial stem of abluere to wash off. Compare French abluer to wash, to bathe.

Pronunciation:

ablute

/əˈbluːt/