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glaciate (v.)

1620s, "to freeze;" 1861 in reference to glaciers, from Latin glaciatus, past participle of glaciare "to turn to ice," from glacies "ice" (probably from a suffixed form of PIE root *gel- "cold; to freeze"). Related: Glaciated; glaciating.

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Definitions of glaciate from WordNet

glaciate (v.)
cover with ice or snow or a glacier;
the entire area was glaciated
glaciate (v.)
become frozen and covered with glaciers;
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