(Of a tree or shrub) having the branches sloping upward more or less parallel to the main stem.
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- However, unlike planate, caroid, fastigiate, and linteloid plates, this inversion cannot be applied to camerate plates as indicated in de Verteuil and Norris.
mid 17th century: from Latin fastigium 'tapering point, gable' + -ate2.
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