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Word of the Day 12/27/16 Ruminate

Ruminate (verb)
ruminate [roo-muh-neyt]


verb (used without object), ruminated, ruminating.
1. to chew the cud, as a ruminant.
2. to meditate or muse; ponder.

verb (used with object), ruminated, ruminating.
3. to chew again or over and over.
4. to meditate on; ponder.

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2. think, reflect.


Origin: 1525-35; < Latin rūminātus (past participle of rūminārī, rūmināre to ruminate), equivalent to rūmin- (stem of rūmen rumen) + -ātus -ate


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