der·​i·​vate ˈder-ə-ˌvāt How to pronounce derivate (audio)

Examples of derivate in a Sentence

a cuisine that is regarded by some as a derivate of creole cookery
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Word History

First Known Use

1660, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of derivate was in 1660

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“Derivate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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