intransitive verbca·se·at·ed, ca·se·at·ing, ca·se·ates
Origin of caseateBack-formation from caseation.
- (uncountable) A certain ion.
- (countable and uncountable) A salt, compound or solution containing this ion.
(third-person singular simple present caseates, present participle caseating, simple past and past participle caseated)
- (intransitive) To produce a cheese-like substance.
Ultimately from Latin cāseus, with -ate.