velate

velate

[adj. vee-lit, -leyt; v. vee-leyt]
adjective
1.
Biology. having a velum.
verb (used with object), velated, velating.
2.
Phonetics. to velarize.

Origin:
1855–60; < Neo-Latin vēlātus. See velum, -ate1

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velate (ˈviːlɪt, -leɪt)
 
adj
having or covered with velum

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