Av`er*run"cate (?), v. t. [L. averruncare to avert; a, ab, off + verruncare to turn; formerly derived from ab and eruncare to root out. Cf. Aberuncate.]

1.

To avert; to ward off.

[Obs.]

Hudibras.

2.

To root up.

[Obs.]

Johnson.

 

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