Topic: BIOLOGY

Sense: 1
Date: 1700-1800
Origin: secretion
Sense: 2
Date: 1700-1800
Origin: SECRET1

secrete

verb
     
se‧crete [transitive]
1HB if a part of an animal or plant secretes a liquid substance, it produces it:
The toad's skin secretes a deadly poison.
2 formal to hide something:
The money had been secreted in a Swiss Bank account.

Explore BIOLOGY Topic

Word of the Day
The BIOLOGY Word of the Day is:

Other related topics