Definition of nutate in English:

nutate

verb

  • no object To undergo or exhibit nutation.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Darwin (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection. From classical Latin nūtāt-, past participial stem of nūtāre to nod. Compare earlier nutation.

Pronunciation

nutate

/njuːˈteɪt/