from The Century Dictionary.
- In rotifers, having the mallei stout, the manubria and unci being of equal length: as, the malleate type of trophi.
- To hammer; form into a plate or leaf by beating.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To hammer; to beat into a plate or leaf.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective zoology Possessing or resembling a
malleus, or another structure shaped like a hammer.
- adjective malacology Having a surface with
shallow round indentations, resembling copper that has been hammered.
- verb rare To
beatinto shapewith a hammer.
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From Latin malleātus, perfect passive participle of *malleō, related to malleus ("a hammer, mallet").
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