[ adjective vee-lit, -leyt; verb vee-leyt ]
/ adjective ˈvi lɪt, -leɪt; verb ˈvi leɪt /
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Biology. having a velum.
verb (used with object), ve·lat·ed, ve·lat·ing.
Phonetics. to velarize.
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British Dictionary definitions for velate
/ (ˈviːlɪt, -leɪt) /
having or covered with velum
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