Definition of fastigiate in English:

fastigiate

Line breaks: fas|tigi|ate
Pronunciation: /faˈstɪdʒɪət
 
, -ɪeɪt/

adjective

Botany
  • (Of a tree or shrub) having the branches 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.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin fastigium 'tapering point, gable' + -ate2.

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