Constellate vs Costellate - What's the difference?

constellate | costellate |


As a verb constellate

is to combine as a cluster.

As an adjective costellate is

finely ribbed or costate.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

constellate

English

Verb

  • To combine as a cluster.
  • To fit, adorn (as if) with constellations.
  • To (form a) cluster.
  • * 2013 , (Hilary Mantel), ‘Royal Bodies’, London Review of Books , 35.IV:
  • It’s no surprise that so much fiction constellates around the subject of Henry and his wives.
  • To shine with united radiance, or one general light.
  • * Boyle
  • The several things which engage our affections shine forth and constellate in God.

    costellate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Finely ribbed or costate.
  • (Webster 1913) ----