colatitude

noun

co·​lat·​i·​tude (ˌ)kō-ˈla-tə-ˌtüd How to pronounce colatitude (audio)
-ˌtyüd
: the complement of the latitude

Word History

First Known Use

1790, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of colatitude was in 1790

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Cite this Entry

“Colatitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colatitude. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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