or an·nu·lat·ed

[ an-yuh-lit, -leyt or an-yuh-ley-tid ]
/ ˈæn yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt or ˈæn yəˌleɪ tɪd /


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

Origin of annulate

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

Related forms

an·nu·la·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for annulate


/ (ˈænjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /


having, composed of, or marked with rings

Derived Forms

annulated, adjective

Word Origin for annulate

C19: from Latin ānulātus, from ānulus a ring
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