Pronunciation: (pul'yu-lāt"), [key]
—v.i., -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
1. to send forth sprouts, buds, etc.; germinate; sprout.
2. to breed, produce, or create rapidly.
3. to increase rapidly; multiply.
4. to exist abundantly; swarm; teem.
5. to be produced as offspring.
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