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angulate

[ ang-gyuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ ˈæŋ gyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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adjective
of angular form; angled: angulate stems.
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Also an·gu·lat·ed [ang-gyuh-ley-tid] /ˈæŋ gyəˌleɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of angulate

First recorded in 1785–95, angulate is from the Latin word angulātus having angles. See angle1, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM angulate

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British Dictionary definitions for angulate

angulate

adjective (ˈæŋɡjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
having angles or an angular shape
verb (ˈæŋɡjʊˌleɪt)
to make or become angular

Derived forms of angulate

angulated, adjective

Word Origin for angulate

C18: from Late Latin angulāre to make angled, from Latin angulus angle 1
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