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angulate

or angulated

[ang-gyuh-lit, -leyt or ang-gyuh-ley-tid] /ˈæŋ gyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt or ˈæŋ gyəˌleɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
of angular form; angled:
angulate stems.
Origin of angulate
1785-1795
First recorded in 1785-95, angulate is from the Latin word angulātus having angles. See angle1, -ate1
Related forms
angulately, adverb
angulateness, noun
subangulate, adjective
subangulately, adverb
subangulated, adjective
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angulate

adjective (ˈæŋɡjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
1.
having angles or an angular shape
verb (ˈæŋɡjʊˌleɪt)
2.
to make or become angular
Derived Forms
angulated, adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Late Latin angulāre to make angled, from Latin angulusangle1
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