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.

 

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Cir`cum*val"late (?), a.

1.

Surrounded with a wall; inclosed with a rampart.

2. Anat.

Surrounded by a ridle or elevation; as, the circumvallate papillae, near the base of the tongue.

 

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