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pli·cate(plī′kāt′) also pli·cat·ed (-kā′tĭd)
Arranged in folds like those of a fan; pleated.
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(Geological Science) having or arranged in parallel folds or ridges; pleated: a plicate leaf; plicate rock strata.
[C18: from Latin plicātus folded, from plicāre to fold]
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pli•cate(ˈplaɪ keɪt, -kɪt)
folded like a fan; pleated.
[1690–1700; < Latin plicātus, past participle of plicāre to fold; see -ate1]
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v. doblar, plegar.
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