or an·nu·lat·ed

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

Origin of annulate

1820–30; < Latin annulātus, variant of ānulātus ringed, equivalent to ānul(us) ring + -ātus -ate1
Related formsan·nu·la·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for annulation


  1. the formation of rings
  2. a ringlike formation or part


  1. 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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