- Architecture. built like a castle, especially with turrets and battlements.
- having many castles.
Origin of castellated
Examples from the Web for castellation
Historical Examples of castellation
As the picture of it shows very well, the approach was managed beautifully and the effect of castellation very well secured.The Century of Columbus
James J. Walsh
The angles of the castellation of the various walls shut out the tops of the other hills or mounds on every side.The Mystery of the Sea
- having turrets and battlements, like a castle
- having indentations similar to battlementsa castellated nut; a castellated filament
Word Origin for castellated
Word Origin and History for castellation
"furnished with turrets and battlements," 1670s, from Medieval Latin castellatus "built like a castle," past participle of castellare "to fortify as a castle," from Latin castellum "fort" (see castle (n.)). Related: Castellation.