annulation, n.
/an"yeuh lit, -layt'/, adj.
1. formed of ringlike segments, as an annelid worm.
2. having rings or ringlike bands.
Also, annulated.
[1820-30; < L annulatus, var. of ANULATUS ringed, equiv. to anul(us) ring + -atus -ATE1]

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  • annulate — an•nu•late [[t]ˈæn yə lɪt, ˌleɪt[/t]] adj. bio formed of or having ringlike segments or bands • Etymology: 1820–30; < L an nu•la′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

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