annulate

or an·nu·lat·ed

[an-yuh-lit, -leyt or an-yuh-ley-tid]

adjective

formed of ringlike segments, as an annelid worm.
having rings or ringlike bands.

Nearby words

  1. annular eclipse,
  2. annular ligament,
  3. annular ring,
  4. annular scotoma,
  5. annularly,
  6. annulation,
  7. annulet,
  8. annulment,
  9. annuloplasty,
  10. annulorrhaphy

Origin of annulate

1820–30; < Latin annulātus, variant of ānulātus ringed, equivalent to ānul(us) ring + -ātus -ate1

Related formsan·nu·la·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for annulate

annulate

adjective

having, composed of, or marked with rings
Derived Formsannulated, adjective

Word Origin for annulate

C19: from Latin ānulātus, from ānulus a ring

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