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circumvallate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circumvallate  \Cir`cum*val"late\,  v.  t.  [L.  circumvallatus  p. 
  p.  of  circumvallare  to  surround  with  a  wall;  circum  +  vallare 
  to  wall,  fr  vallum  rampart.] 
  To  surround  with  a  rampart  or  wall.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circumvallate  \Cir`cum*val"late\,  a. 
  1.  Surrounded  with  a  wall;  inclosed  with  a  rampart. 
 
  2.  (Anat.)  Surrounded  by  a  ridge  or  elevation;  as  the 
  circumvallate  papill[ae],  near  the  base  of  the  tongue. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  circumvallate 
  v  :  surround  with  or  as  if  with  a  rampart  or  other  fortification 




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