castellated

adjective

cas·​tel·​lat·​ed ˈka-stə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce castellated (audio)
1
: having battlements like a castle
2
: having or supporting a castle

Examples of castellated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Castle Elvira, Puglia, Italy Built in the late 19th century, this castellated mansion has recently been restored in superb style and opened as a hotel by its British owners, says Simon Gage in Metro. The Week Uk, theweek, 3 June 2024 The main structure, with its castellated tower, turrets, and Gothic windows, is not short on charm. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 28 Sep. 2023 The park features the highest castellated rock mound in the world. Travel Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 21 Sep. 2017

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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1679, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of castellated was in 1679

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Cite this Entry

“Castellated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/castellated. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

castellated

adjective
cas·​tel·​lat·​ed ˈkas-tə-ˌlāt-əd How to pronounce castellated (audio)
: having battlements like a castle
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