Definition of cellulate in English:

cellulate

adjective

rare
  • = cellulated.

verb

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

  • 2no object To become cellular.

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

Pronunciation

cellulate

/ˈsɛljʊleɪt/