Definitions for: Immolate

[v] offer as a sacrifice by killing or by giving up to destruction; "The Aztecs immolated human victims"; "immolate the valuables at the temple"

Webster (1913) Definition: Im"mo*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Immolated; p. pr. &
vb. n. Immolating.] [L. immolatus, p. p. of immolare to
sacrifice, orig., to sprinkle a victim with sacrifical meal;
pref. im- in + mola grits or grains of spelt coarsely ground
and mixed with salt; also, mill. See Molar, Meal ground
To sacrifice; to offer in sacrifice; to kill, as a
sacrificial victim.

Worshipers, who not only immolate to them [the deities]
the lives of men, but . . . the virtue and honor of
women. --Boyle.

See Also: sacrifice

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