Definition of ferruminate in English:

ferruminate

verb

  • with object To cement or solder together; to unite physically. Now rare.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Cockeram (fl. 1623–1658), lexicographer. From classical Latin ferrūmināt-, past participial stem of ferrūmināre to cement, bind, to solder from ferrūmen cement, glue, solder from ferrum iron + -men.

Pronunciation

ferruminate

/fɪˈruːmɪneɪt//fɛˈruːmɪneɪt/