cristate

[ kris-teyt ]
/ ˈkrɪs teɪt /
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adjective

having a crest; crested.
forming a crest.

Nearby words

  1. crissal,
  2. crisscross,
  3. crissum,
  4. crista,
  5. crista galli,
  6. cristina,
  7. cristobal,
  8. cristobalite,
  9. cristophe,
  10. cristóbal

Also cris·tat·ed.

Origin of cristate

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

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British Dictionary definitions for cristate

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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