plicated

plicate

[adj. plahy-keyt, -kit; v. plahy-keyt]
adjective
1.
Also, plicated. folded like a fan; pleated.
verb (used with object), plicated, plicating.
2.
Surgery. to perform plication on.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Latin plicātus, past participle of plicāre to fold, ply2; see -ate1

plicately, adverb
plicateness, noun
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plicate or plicated (ˈplaɪkeɪt)
 
adj
having or arranged in parallel folds or ridges; pleated: a plicate leaf; plicate rock strata
 
[C18: from Latin plicātus folded, from plicāre to fold]
 
plicated or plicated
 
adj
 
[C18: from Latin plicātus folded, from plicāre to fold]
 
'plicately or plicated
 
adv
 
'plicateness or plicated
 
n

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plicate pli·cate (plī'kāt') or pli·cat·ed (-kā'tĭd)
adj.
Arranged in folds like those of a fan; pleated.

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