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angulate

[ang-gyuh-lit, -leyt] /ˈæŋ gyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
of angular form; angled:
angulate stems.
Also, angulated.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < Latin angulātus having angles. See angle1, -ate1
Related forms
angulately, adverb
angulateness, noun
subangulate, adjective
subangulately, adverb
subangulated, adjective
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Examples from the web for angulate
  • Green or yellow-green with angulate first thoracic segment, giving appearance of ears over head.
  • Head elongate, gena especially produced and angulate anteriorly.
British Dictionary definitions for angulate

angulate

adjective (ˈæŋɡjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
1.
having angles or an angular shape
verb (ˈæŋɡjʊˌleɪt)
2.
to make or become angular
Derived Forms
angulated, adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Late Latin angulāre to make angled, from Latin angulusangle1
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