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castellated

[ kas-tl-ey-tid ]
/ ˈkæs tlˌeɪ tɪd /
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adjective
Architecture. built like a castle, especially with turrets and battlements.
having many castles.
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Origin of castellated

<Medieval Latin castellāt(us) (see castle, -ate1) + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM castellated

cas·tel·la·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for castellated

castellated
/ (ˈkæstɪˌleɪtɪd) /

adjective
having turrets and battlements, like a castle
having indentations similar to battlementsa castellated nut; a castellated filament

Derived forms of castellated

castellation, noun

Word Origin for castellated

C17: from Medieval Latin castellātus, from castellāre to fortify as a castle
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