[adjective uhs-chuh-lit, -leyt; verb, uhs-chuh-leyt]
- colored or blackened as if scorched.
- Obsolete. to burn; sear; scorch.
Origin of ustulate
1615–25; < Latin ūstulātus past participle of ūstulāre to scorch, burn, derivative of ūrere to burn; see -ate1
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