Definition of perfricate in US English:

perfricate

verb

rare
  • with object To rub thoroughly or all over; to scour.

Origin

Late 16th century. From classical Latin perfricāt-, past participial stem of perfricāre to rub all over from per- + fricāre to rub.

Pronunciation

perfricate

/ˈpəːfrɪkəɪt/