[ kaw-deyt ]
/ ˈkɔ deɪt /
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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 caudatecau·da·tion, noun
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How to use caudate in a sentence
The spores are spindle shaped (rather than caudate, as Montagne shows them) and 25 to 35 mic long.
In addition to these, two other divisions are often to be seen—the Spigelian and the caudate lobe.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
British Dictionary definitions for caudate
/ (ˈkɔːdeɪt) /
having a tail or a tail-like appendage
Derived forms of caudatecaudation, noun
Word Origin for caudate
C17: from New Latin caudātus, from cauda
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