corrugate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corrugo (“I wrinkle; I corrugate”), from con- +‎ rūga (“furrow”) +‎ . Compare Spanish acurrucar (to snuggle; to curl up because of the cold; to huddle).

Verb[edit]

corrugate (third-person singular simple present corrugates, present participle corrugating, simple past and past participle corrugated)

  1. (of the skin) To wrinkle.
  2. To fold into parallel folds, grooves or ridges.

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Adjective[edit]

corrugate (comparative more corrugate, superlative most corrugate)

  1. (obsolete) corrugated; wrinkled; crumpled; furrowed

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

corrugate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of corrugare
  2. second-person plural imperative of corrugare
  3. feminine plural of corrugato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

corrūgāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of corrūgō