acetabulate

adjective
ac·​e·​tab·​u·​late | \ ¦a-sə-¦ta-byə-lət\

Definition of acetabulate

anatomy
: possessing an acetabulum

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First Known Use of acetabulate

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetabulate

New Latin acetabulum + English -ate

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