Main meanings of cellulate in English

: cellulate1cellulate2

cellulate1

Pronunciation /ˈsɛljʊleɪt/

adjective

rare

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From post-classical and scientific Latin cellulatus composed of or containing cells from classical Latin cellula + -ātus.

Main meanings of cellulate in English

: cellulate1cellulate2

cellulate2

Pronunciation /ˈsɛljʊleɪt/

verb

rare
  • 1To supply with cells; to make cellular; to divide into cells.

  • 2To become cellular.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From cellule + -ate, after cellulated.