spatulate

adjective
spat·​u·​late | \ˈspa-chə-lət \

Definition of spatulate 

: shaped like a spatula a spatulate leaf spatulate spines of a caterpillar a spatulate tool — see leaf illustration

First Known Use of spatulate

circa 1760, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spatulate was circa 1760

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spatulate

adjective
spat·​u·​late | \-lət \

Medical Definition of spatulate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: shaped like a spatula or a spoon

spatulate

transitive verb
spat·​u·​late | \ˈspach-ə-ˌlāt \
spatulated; spatulating

Medical Definition of spatulate (Entry 2 of 2)

: to mix or treat with a spatula after the powder has been incorporated in the water, the mass is spatulated thoroughly— M. G. Swenson

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