De*pau"per*ate (?), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Depauperated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Depauperating (?).] [LL. depauperatus, p. p. depauperare to impoverish; L. de- + pauperare to make poor, pauper poor.]

To make poor; to impoverish.

Liming does not depauperate; the ground will last long, and bear large grain. Mortimer.

Humility of mind which depauperates the spirit. Jer. Taylor.


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De*pau"per*ate (?), a. [L. depauperatus, p. p.] Bot.

Falling short of the natural size, from being impoverished or starved.



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