One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
with object To act on destructively; especially to wear down or eat away at.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Banister (1532/3–?1610), surgeon. From classical Latin arrōdere from ar-, variant (before -r-) of ad- + rōdere to gnaw.
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