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annulate

or an·nu·lat·ed

[an-yuh-lit, -leyt or an-yuh-ley-tid]
adjective
  1. formed of ringlike segments, as an annelid worm.
  2. 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
Related formsan·nu·la·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for annulation

Historical Examples

  • There is very little appearance of annulation of the stem, and no evidence of the "stem increasing in diameter distally."

    Journal of Entomology and Zoology: Volume 6, Number 4, December 1914

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British Dictionary definitions for annulation

annulation

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

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

Word Origin

C19: from Latin ānulātus, from ānulus a ring
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