[ 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.
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Origin of annulate
1820–30; < Latin annulātus, variant of ānulātus ringed, equivalent to ānul(us) ring + -ātus -ate1
OTHER WORDS FROM annulatean·nu·la·tion, noun
Words nearby annulate
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Example sentences from the Web for annulation
There is very little appearance of annulation of the stem, and no evidence of the "stem increasing in diameter distally."
British Dictionary definitions for annulation (1 of 2)
/ (ˌænjʊˈleɪʃən) /
the formation of rings
a ringlike formation or part
British Dictionary definitions for annulation (2 of 2)
/ (ˈænjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /
having, composed of, or marked with rings
Derived forms of annulateannulated, adjective
Word Origin for annulate
C19: from Latin ānulātus, from ānulus a ring
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