- having a crest; crested.
- forming a crest.
Origin of cristate
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Crested, or Cristate, bearing any elevated appendage like a crest.The Elements of Botany
- having a crest
- forming a crest
Word Origin for cristate
C17: from Latin cristātus, from crista crest
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