Etymology
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immolate (v.)

1540s, "to sacrifice, kill as a victim," from Latin immolatus, past participle of immolare "to sacrifice," originally "to sprinkle with sacrificial meal," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (from PIE root *en "in") + mola (salsa) "(sacrificial) meal," related to molere "to grind" (from PIE root *mele- "to crush, grind"). Related: Immolated; immolating.

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Definitions of immolate

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
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