camerate

1 of 2

adjective

cam·​er·​ate
ˈkaməˌrāt,
-(ə)rə̇t
1
or camerated
-məˌrātə̇d
: divided into chambers
a camerate shell
a camerate eye
2
[New Latin Camerata] : of or relating to the Camerata

camerate

2 of 2

noun

"
plural -s
: one of the Camerata

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

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

First Known Use

Adjective

1543, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
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 27 Feb. 2024.

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