[ kris-teyt ]
/ ˈkrɪs teɪt /
having a crest; crested.
forming a crest.
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Crested, or Cristate, bearing any elevated appendage like a crest.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
British Dictionary definitions for cristate
/ (ˈkrɪsteɪt) /
having a crest
forming a crest
Word Origin for cristate
C17: from Latin cristātus, from crista crest
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