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ansate

[ an-seyt ]
/ ˈæn seɪt /
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adjective
having a handle or handlelike part.
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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
/ (ˈænseɪt) /

adjective
having a handle or handle-like part

Word Origin for ansate

C19: from Latin ansātus, from ansa handle
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Medical definitions for ansate

ansate
[ ănsāt′ ]

adj.
Ansiform.
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