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Word of the Day 02/03/20 Fastigiate

Fastigiate (adjective)
fastigiate or fas·tig·i·at·ed [ fa-stij-ee-it, -eyt or fa-stij-ee-ey-tid ]


adjective
1. rising to a pointed top.
2. Zoology. joined together in a tapering adhering group.
3. Botany.
a. erect and parallel, as branches.
b. having such branches.

OTHER WORDS FROM FASTIGIATE
sub·fas·tig·i·ate, adjective
sub·fas·tig·i·at·ed, adjective

Origin: 1655–65; < Latin fastigi(um) height, highest point + -ate

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