Definition of acupunctuate in English:

acupunctuate

verb

rare
  • with object To prick with a needle or pin; to administer acupuncture to.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Probably a back-formation from acupunctuation; compare -ate.

Pronunciation:

acupunctuate

/ˌakjʊˈpʌŋ(k)tʃʊeɪt//ˌakjʊˈpʌŋ(k)tjʊeɪt/