[[t]ˈkæs tlˌeɪ tɪd[/t]] adj.
1) archit. built like a castle, esp. with turrets and battlements
2) having a pattern of indentation resembling a battlement:
a castellated nut[/ex]
3) having many castles
Etymology: 1675–85; < ML castellāt(us) (see castle, -ate I) + -ed II cas`tel•la′tion, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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