patellate

[ puh-tel-it, -eyt ]
/ pəˈtɛl ɪt, -eɪt /

adjective

having a patella.

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Origin of patellate

First recorded in 1820–30; patell(a) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for patellate

patellate
/ (pəˈtɛlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /

adjective

having the shape of a patellaAlso: patelliform (pəˈtɛlɪˌfɔːm)
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