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Latin Root: Bibere
Dear Latin Teacher,
What is a derivative of bibit?
The Latin verb meaning to drink is bibo, bibere, bibi, bibitus. It has only a few English derivatives, and they are rarely used in conversation.
imbibe: to drink; to absorb or soak up; to drink into the mind, as in imbibing ideas from books, etc.
imbibition: the act of drinking, the act of absorption.
imbiber: one who imbibes, especially one who drinks alcoholic beverages.
bibatious: addicted to drinking alcohol.
bibacity: the habit of drinking too often or too much.
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