Meaning of acupunctuate in English:

acupunctuate

verb

rare
  • To prick with a needle or pin; to administer acupuncture to.

Pronunciation

acupunctuate

/ˌakjʊˈpʌŋ(k)tʃʊeɪt/ /ˌakjʊˈpʌŋ(k)tjʊeɪt/

Origin

Mid 19th century. Probably a back-formation from acupunctuation; compare -ate.