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rugate

[ roo-geyt, -git ]
/ ˈru geɪt, -gɪt /
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adjective
wrinkle; rugose.
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Origin of rugate

1840–50; <Latin rūgātus, past participle of rūgāre to become wrinkled. See ruga, -ate1
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