adjective am·pli·ate \ˈamplēə̇t, -ēˌāt\

Definition of ampliate

  1. 1 :  widened, enlarged

  2. 2 :  having the outer edge prominent —used of insects' wings

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Origin and Etymology of ampliate

Latin ampliatus, past participle of ampliare to make wider, enlarge, from amplior, comparative of amplus wide, large — more at ample

First Known Use: circa 1828

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