[ kren-l-ey-tid ]
/ ˈkrɛn lˌeɪ tɪd /


furnished with crenelations, as a parapet or molding, in the manner of a battlement.
Also especially British, cren·el·lat·ed.

Origin of crenelated

First recorded in 1815–25; crenelate + -ed2

Definition for crenelated (2 of 2)


[ kren-l-eyt ]
/ ˈkrɛn lˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), cren·el·at·ed, cren·el·at·ing.

to furnish with crenels or battlements.


Also especially British, cren·el·late.

Origin of crenelate

1815–25; < French crénel(er) to crenelate (see crenel) + -ate1

Related forms

cren·el·a·tion; especially British, cren·el·la·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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