Desiccate

Definition of Desiccate

Des´ic`cate
v. t.1.To dry up; to deprive or exhaust of moisture; to preserve by drying; as, to desiccate fish or fruit.
[imp. & p. p. Desiccated; p. pr. & vb. n. Desiccating.]
Bodies desiccated by heat or age.
- Bacon.
v. i.1.To become dry.

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