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carinate

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adjective car·i·nate \ˈker-ə-ˌnāt, -nət, ˈka-rə-\

Definition of carinate

  1. :  having or shaped like a keel or carina



1781

First Known Use of carinate

1781

Variants of carinate

or carinated play \-ˌnā-təd\

Medical Dictionary

carinate

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adjective car·i·nate \ˈkar-ə-ˌnāt, -nət\

Medical Definition of carinate

  1. :  having or shaped like a keel or carina




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