castellate

verb
cas·​tel·​late | \ ˈkastəˌlāt, usually -āt+V \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of castellate

transitive verb

: to build like a castle : build or furnish with battlements

intransitive verb

: to take the form of a castle castellating clouds

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back-formation from castellated

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“Castellate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/castellate. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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