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fas·tig·i·ate  audio  (f-stj-t) KEY  also fas·tig·i·at·ed  (--td) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
Botany
Having erect and almost parallel branches tapering toward the top, as in the Lombardy poplar.

ETYMOLOGY:
Medieval Latin fastgitus, high, from Latin fastgium, apex, height

OTHER FORMS:
fas·tigi·ate·ly(Adverb)


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