Definition of fastigiate in English:

fastigiate

adjective

Botany
  • (of a tree or shrub) having the branches more or less parallel to the main stem.

    • ‘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 + -ate.

Pronunciation:

fastigiate

/faˈstɪdʒɪət//faˈstɪdʒɪeɪt/