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crenellated

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adjective cren·el·lat·ed \ˈkre-nə-ˌlā-təd\

Simple Definition of crenellated

  • : having open spaces at the top of a wall so that people can shoot guns and cannons outward

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crenellated

  1. :  having crenellations <a crenellated wall>

Variants of crenellated

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crenelated

Origin and Etymology of crenellated

French créneler to furnish with embrasures, from Old French querneler, from kernel, crenel embrasure, dim of cren notch, from crener to notch; akin to Medieval Latin crena


First Known Use: circa 1823

Rhymes with crenellated

addlepated, animated, antiquated, caffeinated, calculated, castellated, complicated, corrugated, dedicated, educated, elevated, hyphenated, integrated, laminated, liberated, mentholated, perforated, pileated, pixilated, saturated, simulated, syncopated, tessellated, unabated, uncreated, understated, variegated


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