PRONUNCIATION: (MAK-yuh-layt, adj: -lit/-luht)

MEANING: verb tr.: To stain, blemish, or pollute.
adjective: Stained, spotted, or impure.

ETYMOLOGY: from Latin maculare (to stain, disgrace), from macula (stain, blemish). Earliest documented use: 1475.

MACLATE - fast food ain't so fast any more

MASCULATE - to enhance maleness

MACULYTE - the energy drink you get at the Golden Arches