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aspirate (n.)

1725, "a sound of or resembling or involving the letter 'H'," especially at the beginning of a word, from Latin aspirationem (nominative aspiratio) "a breathing, exhalation; the pronunciation of the letter H," from aspirare (see aspire).

aspirate (v.)

"to pronounce with audible breath," 1660s (implied in aspirated); perhaps a back-formation from aspiration (n.2), or from French aspirer or directly from Latin aspiratus, past participle of aspirare "breathe at, blow upon" (see aspire). Related: Aspirating.

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Definitions of aspirate from WordNet
1
aspirate (v.)
remove by suction;
aspirate the wound
Synonyms: draw out / suck out
aspirate (v.)
pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds;
aspirate (v.)
inhale (air, water, etc.);
2
aspirate (n.)
a consonant pronounced with aspiration;
From wordnet.princeton.edu