crenellate

transitive verb
cren·​el·​late
variants: or less commonly crenelate \ ˈkrenᵊlˌāt , usually -​āt+V \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of crenellate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to furnish (as a wall or a manor house) with battlements : castellate

crenellate

adjective
variants: or crenelate \ " , -​lə̇t \

Definition of crenellate (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for crenellate

Transitive verb

crenel entry 1 + -ate (verb suffix)

Adjective

crenel entry 1 + -ate (adjective suffix)

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“Crenellate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crenellate. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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