sigmate

transitive verb
sig·​mate | \ ˈsigˌmāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of sigmate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to affix a sigma or s to (a root) in forming a tense or a plural

sigmate

adjective
\ " \

Definition of sigmate (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : having the shape or form of the Greek sigma or the letter S
2 of a sponge spicule : c-shaped

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History and Etymology for sigmate

Transitive verb

sigma + -ate (verb suffix)

Adjective

sigma + -ate (adjective suffix)

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“Sigmate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sigmate. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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