castellated

adjective
cas·​tel·​lat·​ed | \ ˈka-stə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce castellated (audio) \

Definition of castellated

1 : having battlements like a castle
2 : having or supporting a castle

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Recent Examples on the Web The park features the highest castellated rock mound in the world. Travel Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Bird’s Eye View," 21 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of castellated

1679, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for castellated

Medieval Latin castellatus, past participle of castellare to fortify, from Latin castellum

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“Castellated.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/castellated. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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