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capsulate

[ kap-suh-leyt, -lit, -syoo- ]
/ ˈkæp səˌleɪt, -lɪt, -syʊ- /
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adjective

enclosed in or formed into a capsule.

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Also cap·su·lat·ed [kap-suh-ley-tid, -syoo-] /ˈkæp səˌleɪ tɪd, -syʊ-/ .

Origin of capsulate

From the New Latin word capsulātus, dating back to 1660–70. See capsule, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM capsulate

cap·su·la·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for capsulate

capsulate

capsulated

/ (ˈkæpsjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt) /

adjective

within or formed into a capsule

Derived forms of capsulate

capsulation, noun
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