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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Definitions for annulate

  1. having rings or ringlike bands.
  2. formed of ringlike segments, as an annelid worm.

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Citations for annulate
This may be called, for distinctness' sake, the annulate corpuscle. Thomas Henry Huxley, An Introduction to the Study of Zoology, 2006
A cast-iron stove dragged its annulate pipe along the wall, then folded it into the overhead motley of the flags. Vladimir Nabokov, "The Fight," 1925
Origin of annulate
Annulate entered English in the 1800s from the Latin annulus meaning "ring."