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caudate

[ kaw-deyt ]
/ ˈkɔ deɪt /
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adjective Zoology.
having a tail or taillike appendage.
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Also cau·dat·ed [kaw-dey-tid] /ˈkɔ deɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of caudate

1590–1600; <New Latin caudātus, equivalent to Latin caud(a) tail + -ātus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM caudate

cau·da·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for caudate

caudate

caudated

/ (ˈkɔːdeɪt) /

adjective
having a tail or a tail-like appendage

Derived forms of caudate

caudation, noun

Word Origin for caudate

C17: from New Latin caudātus, from cauda
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