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velate

[adjective vee-lit, -leyt; verb vee-leyt]
adjective
  1. Biology. having a velum.
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verb (used with object), ve·lat·ed, ve·lat·ing.
  1. Phonetics. to velarize.
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Origin of velate

From the New Latin word vēlātus, dating back to 1855–60. See velum, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for velated

velate

adjective
  1. having or covered with velum
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