, -·lat·ed, -·lat·ing
to kiss: a pretentious or facetious usage
Origin of osculate; from Classical Latin osculatus, past participle of osculari, to kiss ; from osculum, little mouth: see osculum
verbos·cu·lat·ed, os·cu·lat·ing, os·cu·lates
- To kiss.
- Mathematics To have three or more points coincident with.
To come together; contact.
Origin of osculateLatin &omacron;scular&imacron;, &omacron;sculat-, from &omacron;sculum, kiss, diminutive of &omacron;s, mouth; see &omacron;s- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present osculates, present participle osculating, simple past and past participle osculated)