Cristate
Cristate Cris"tate (kr?s"t?t), a. [L. ctistatus, fr. crista crest.] (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Crested. [1913 Webster]

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  • cristate — [kris′tāt΄] adj. [L cristatus < crista: see CREST] crested, as some birds: also cristated …   English World dictionary

  • cristate — adj. [L. crista, crest] Having a prominent carina or crest; cristiform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cristate — /kris tayt/, adj. 1. having a crest; crested. 2. forming a crest. Also, cristated. [1655 65; < L cristatus, equiv. to crist(a) CRISTA + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cristate — adjective Having a crest; crested …   Wiktionary

  • cristate — Sharply emarginate [Ingle, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • cristate — adj. crested …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cristate — a. (Bot.) Crested …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cristate — cris·tate …   English syllables

  • cristate — /ˈkrɪsteɪt/ (say kristayt) adjective 1. having a crest; crested. 2. forming a crest. Also, cristated. {Latin cristātus, from crista crest} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cristate —   a. bearing crest.    ♦ cristiform, a. crest shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words

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