Definition of verminate in English:

verminate

verb

[NO OBJECT]Archaic
  • Breed or become infested with vermin.

    ‘their average beehive hut is a verminating hole’
    • ‘And his place would not have been in the verminated prison cells of Kershele at such an advanced age.’
    • ‘He just never was much interested in the ratting and verminating like I was.’
    • ‘The rest of the set verminated the fabric of my life.’
    • ‘In fact, he's done more for verminating our house than an ‘open inspection’ of landlords.’

Origin

Late 17th century: from Latin verminat- full of worms, from the verb verminare, from vermis worm.

Pronunciation:

verminate

/ˈvəːmɪneɪt/