or cul·trat·ed

[kuhl-treyt or kuhl-trey-tid]


sharp-edged and pointed, as a leaf.

Origin of cultrate

1855–60; < Latin cultrātus knife-shaped, equivalent to cultr- (stem of culter) knife + -ātus -ate1
Related formssub·cul·trate, adjectivesub·cul·trat·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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shaped like a knife bladecultrate leaves

Word Origin for cultrate

C19: from Latin cultrātus, from culter knife
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