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figurate

/ˈfɪɡjʊrɪt/
adjective
1.
(music) exhibiting or produced by figuration; florid or decorative
2.
having a definite or particular shape or figure
Derived Forms
figurately, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Latin figūrāre to shape
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  • The number of a rationall figure, is called a figurate number: And the numbers of which it is made, the Sides of the figurate.

    The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus

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