adjective \ˈspa-chə-lət\

Definition of SPATULATE

:  shaped like a spatula <a spatulate leaf> <spatulate spines of a caterpillar> <a spatulate tool> — see leaf illustration

First Known Use of SPATULATE

circa 1760


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