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castellated

[kas-tl-ey-tid] /ˈkæs tlˌeɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
Architecture. built like a castle, especially with turrets and battlements.
2.
having many castles.
Origin
< Medieval Latin castellāt(us) (see castle, -ate1) + -ed2
Related forms
castellation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for castellation

castellated

/ˈkæstɪˌleɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
having turrets and battlements, like a castle
2.
having indentations similar to battlements: a castellated nut, a castellated filament
Derived Forms
castellation, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin castellātus, from castellāre to fortify as a castle
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Word Origin and History for castellation

castellated

adj.

"furnished with turrets and battlements," 1670s, from Medieval Latin castellatus "built like a castle," past participle of castellare "to fortify as a castle," from Latin castellum "fort" (see castle (n.)). Related: Castellation.

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