constellate

[kon-stuh-leyt]

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

verb
  1. to form into clusters in or as if in constellations
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