angulate

or an·gu·lat·ed

[ ang-gyuh-lit, -leyt or ang-gyuh-ley-tid ]
/ ˈæŋ gyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt or ˈæŋ gyəˌleɪ tɪd /

adjective

of angular form; angled: angulate stems.

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Origin of angulate

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

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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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