malleate

[ mal-ee-eyt ]
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verb (used with object),mal·le·at·ed, mal·le·at·ing.
  1. to beat or shape with a hammer, as in metalworking.

Origin of malleate

1
1590–1600; <Latin malleātus wrought with a hammer, equivalent to Latin malle(us) hammer + -ātus-ate1

Other words from malleate

  • mal·le·a·tion, noun

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