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cristate

[ kris-teyt ]
/ ˈkrɪs teɪt /
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adjective
having a crest; crested.
forming a crest.
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Also cris·tat·ed .

Origin of cristate

1655–65; <Latin cristātus, equivalent to crist(a) crista + -ātus-ate1
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cristate

cristated

/ (ˈkrɪsteɪt) /

adjective
having a crest
forming a crest

Word Origin for cristate

C17: from Latin cristātus, from crista crest
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