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[adj. vee-lit, -leyt; v. vee-leyt] /adj. ˈvi lɪt, -leɪt; v. ˈvi leɪt/
adjective
1.
Biology. having a velum.
verb (used with object), velated, velating.
2.
Phonetics. to velarize.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Neo-Latin vēlātus. See velum, -ate1
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velate

/ˈviːlɪt; -leɪt/
adjective
1.
having or covered with velum
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