camerate

adjective
cam·​er·​ate | \ ˈkaməˌrāt, -(ə)rə̇t \

Definition of camerate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 or camerated \ -​məˌrātə̇d \ : divided into chambers a camerate shell a camerate eye
2 [New Latin Camerata] : of or relating to the Camerata

camerate

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of camerate (Entry 2 of 2)

: one of the Camerata

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First Known Use of camerate

Adjective

1543, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for camerate

Adjective

New Latin cameratus, from Late Latin camera chamber + Latin -atus -ate

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The first known use of camerate was in 1543

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“Camerate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camerate. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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