The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Immolate \Im"mo*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Immolated; p. pr. &
vb. n. Immolating.] [L. immolatus, p. p. of immolare to
sacrifice, orig., to sprinkle a victim with sacrifical meal;
pref. im- in + mola grits or grains of spelt coarsely ground
and mixed with salt; also, mill. See Molar, Meal ground
1. To sacrifice; to offer in sacrifice; to kill, as a
Worshipers, who not only immolate to them [the
deities] the lives of men, but . . . the virtue and
honor of women. --Boyle.
2. To destroy by fire.