Crispate
Crispate Cris"pate (kr?s"p?t), Crispated Cris"pa*ted (-p?-t?d), a. [L. crispatus, p. p. of crispare.] Having a crisped appearance; irregularly curled or twisted. [1913 Webster]

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  • crispate — cris·pate …   English syllables

  • crispate — /ˈkrɪspeɪt/ (say krispayt), / pət/ (say puht) adjective crisped or curled. Also, crispated. {Latin crispātus, past participle, curled} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • crispate — adj. 1 crisped. 2 Bot. & Zool. having a wavy margin. Etymology: L crispare curl …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crispated — Crispate Cris pate (kr?s p?t), Crispated Cris pa*ted ( p? t?d), a. [L. crispatus, p. p. of crispare.] Having a crisped appearance; irregularly curled or twisted. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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