extirpate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word extirpate
Lord Rama destroyed Ravana by shooting a tir-teer(arrow) in his pate(belly)....
Extirpate~~~Exterminate or Extract
ExtirPate: (Extir+Pate) Extir:Extra & pate:stomach in hindi so extra stomach(belly) is not required, hence to be removed
he is expirpating the extra pate
extirpate -- to remove something unwanted extra + pate (stomach) extra pate is unwanted and needs to be extirpated.
extirpate = ex-tear-apart
Extirpate = Ex (cut) + tir (arrow) + pate (stomach); Cut the stomack by entering the arrow.