fastigiate or fas·tig·i·at·ed [ fa-stij-ee-it, -eyt or fa-stij-ee-ey-tid ]
1. rising to a pointed top.
2. Zoology. joined together in a tapering adhering group.
a. erect and parallel, as branches.
b. having such branches.
OTHER WORDS FROM FASTIGIATE
Origin: 1655–65; < Latin fastigi(um) height, highest point + -ate
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