ansate

[an-seyt]

adjective

having a handle or handlelike part.

Nearby words

  1. anrep phenomenon,
  2. ans,
  3. ans.,
  4. ansa,
  5. ansar,
  6. ansate cross,
  7. anschauung,
  8. anschluss,
  9. ansel,
  10. anselm

Origin of ansate

First recorded in 1890–95, ansate is from the Latin word ansātus having a handle. See ansa, -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for ansate

ansate

adjective

having a handle or handle-like part

Word Origin for ansate

C19: from Latin ansātus, from ansa handle

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Medicine definitions for ansate

ansate

[ănsāt′]

adj.

Ansiform.

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