Meaning of “salivate” in the English Dictionary

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"salivate" in British English

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salivateverb [ I ]

uk /ˈsæl.ɪ.veɪt/ us /ˈsæl.ə.veɪt/ humorous or specialized

to produce saliva:

The thought of all that delicious food made me salivate.

(Definition of “salivate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"salivate" in American English

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salivateverb [ I ]

us /ˈsæl·əˌveɪt/

(Definition of “salivate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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