Meaning of gangrenate in English:

gangrenate

Pronunciation /ˈɡaŋɡrɪneɪt/

verb

rare
  • 1To make gangrenous.

  • 2To become gangrenous.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Fisher (c1469–1535), bishop of Rochester, cardinal, and martyr. From gangrene + -ate.