follow Dictionary.com

Why is the ninth month called September?

patellate

[puh-tel-it, -eyt] /pəˈtɛl ɪt, -eɪt/
adjective
1.
having a patella.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; patell(a) + -ate1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for patellate

patellate

/pəˈtɛlɪt; -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
having the shape of a patella Also patelliform (pəˈtɛlɪˌfɔːm)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for patellate

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for patellate

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends