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constellate

[ kon-stuh-leyt ]
/ ˈkɒn stəˌleɪt /
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verb (used with or without object), con·stel·lat·ed, con·stel·lat·ing.
to cluster together, as stars in a constellation.
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Origin of constellate

1615–25; <Late Latin constellātus star-studded, equivalent to Latin con-con- + stell(a) star + -ātus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM constellate

un·con·stel·lat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for constellate

constellate
/ (ˈkɒnstɪˌleɪt) /

verb
to form into clusters in or as if in constellations
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