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constellate

[ kon-stuh-leyt ]
/ ˈkɒn stəˌleɪt /

verb (used with or without object), con·stel·lat·ed, con·stel·lat·ing.

to cluster together, as stars in a constellation.

Nearby words

constantinopolitan creed, constantly, constanţa, constatation, constative, constellate, constellation, constellations, constellatory, conster, consternate

Origin of constellate

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