Trun"cate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Truncated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Truncating.] [L. truncatus, p. p. of truncare to cut off, mutilate, fr. truncus maimed, mutilated, cut short. See Trunk.]

To cut off; to lop; to maim.


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Trun"cate (?), a. [L. truncatus, p. p. ]

Appearing as if cut off at the tip; as, a truncate leaf or feather.


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