verb (used with object), cren·el·at·ed, cren·el·at·ing.
Origin of crenelate
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Very pretty towers can be made of white jam-pots with windows and doors and crenellation of gold paper.Wings and the Child
E. [Edith] Nesbit
early 14c., from French créneler, from crénelé (12c.); see crenel. Sometimes also crenellate; the double -l- seems to be from a presumed Latin *crenella as a diminutive of crena. Related: Crenelated (1823), also crenellated; crenellation (1849). Earlier formes of the past participle adjective included carneled.