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calcarate

[ kal-kuh-reyt ]
/ ˈkæl kəˌreɪt /
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adjective Biology.
having a calcar or calcaria; spurred.
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Also cal·ca·rat·ed [kal-kuh-rey-tid] /ˈkæl kəˌreɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of calcarate

First recorded in 1820–30; calcar1 + -ate1
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