Definition of Angulate

1. Verb. Make or become angular.

Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Angle

2. Adjective. Having angles or an angular shape.

Definition of Angulate

1. a. Having angles or corners; angled; as, angulate leaves.

2. v. t. To make angular.

Definition of Angulate

1. Adjective. Shaped with corners or angles. ¹

2. Adjective. (botany zoology) The shape of stems, leaves and wings. ¹

3. Verb. To make, or to become, angular ¹

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Definition of Angulate

1. to make angular [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES] - See also: angular

Lexicographical Neighbors of Angulate

angular momentum
angular notch
angular position
angular shape
angular spine
angular stomatitis
angular unit
angular vein
angular velocities
angular velocity
angulate (current term)
angulus acromialis

Literary usage of Angulate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa ( Gray, Merritt Lyndon Fernald, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1908)
"Sterne elongate, scabrous, from a thickish fusiform root ; leaves ovate, the margin somewhat angulate, denticulate, densely scabrous-pubescent, ..."

2. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History) by George Albert Boulenger (1894)
"Body elongate, cylindrical or feebly compressed ; scales smooth or keeled, with apical pits, in 15 to 35 rows ; ventrals rounded or angulate laterally. ..."

3. Refugium Botanicum: Or Figures and Descriptions from Living Specimens, of by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker (1882)
"... obtuse or angulate, the middle ones ligulate, bluntly acute, with a thicker disk. A ligulate blunt depressed well-marked callus stands between the ..."

4. Guide to the Genera and Classification of the North American Orthoptera by Samuel Hubbard Scudder (1897)
"Median carina of the pronotum cut in the middle; posterior margin of the pronotum plainly more angulate than the anterior. ..."

5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1899)
"Fastigium of vertex more sharply angulate and more prominent, in the male advanced beyond the eyes by half or nearly half the length of the eye as seen from ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1897)
"Hind margin of pronotum distinctly though obtusely angulate; interspace between ... Posterior margin of pronotum obtusely angulate or rounded truncate, ..."

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