AskDefine | Define denude

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denude v : lay bare; "denude a forest" [syn: bare, denudate, strip]

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from denudare, de- + nudus, bare


  1. To divest of all covering; to make bare or naked; to strip; to divest; as, to denude one of clothing, or lands.


divest of all covering

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