exolete

exolete
adjective
Etymology: Latin exoletus, past participle of exolescere to go out of use, become out of date, from ex- ex- (I) + -olescere (as in adolescere to grow up) — more at adult

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  • Exolete — Ex o*lete, a. [L. exoletus, p. p. of exolescere to grow out, grow out of use; ex out + olescere to grow.] Obsolete; out of use; state; insipid. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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