cristate

adjective
cris·​tate | \ ˈkriˌstāt, -stə̇t \
variants: or less commonly cristated \ -​ˌstātə̇d \

Definition of cristate

: having a crista or crest : crested

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History and Etymology for cristate

Latin cristatus, from crista crest + -atus -ate

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“Cristate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cristate. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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