verb cas·tel·late \ˈkastəˌlāt, usually -āt+V\

Definition of castellate


  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to build like a castle :  build or furnish with battlements

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to take the form of a castle castellating clouds

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Origin and Etymology of castellate

back-formation from castellated

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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