crispate

adjective
cris·​pate | \ ˈkriˌspāt, -spə̇t \
variants: or crispated \ -​ˌspāt ə̇d \

Definition of crispate

: having a crisped appearance : irregularly curled or crinkled : crisped

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History and Etymology for crispate

crispate from Latin crispatus, past participle of crispare to curl, from crispus curly; crispated from Latin crispatus + English -ed

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“Crispate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crispate. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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