Definition of pregnate in English:

pregnate

adjective

  • Pregnant.

verb

  • with object And without object = "impregnate".

Origin

Late 16th century. From classical Latin praegnātus pregnant (2nd cent. a.d.), in post-classical Latin also used figuratively, use as adjective of past participle of praegnāre to make pregnant from praegnāt-, praegnās pregnant<br>late 17th century; earliest use found in Nahum Tate (c1652–1715), poet, playwright, and translator. From classical Latin praegnāt-, past participial stem of praegnāre to make pregnant.

Pronunciation

pregnate

/ˈprɛɡneɪt//ˈprɛɡnət/