Sup"pu*rate (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Suppurated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Suppurating.] [L. suppuratus, p.p. of suppurare to suppurate, cause to suppurate; sub under + pus, puris, matter. See Pus.]

To generate pus; as, a boil or abscess suppurates.

 

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Sup"pu*rate, v. t.

To cause to generate pus; as, to suppurate a sore.

Arbuthnot.

 

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