penicillate


pen·i·cil·late

adjective \ˌpe-nə-ˈsi-lət, -ˌlāt\

Definition of PENICILLATE

:  furnished with a tuft of fine filaments <a penicillate stigma>

Origin of PENICILLATE

Latin penicillus brush — more at pencil
First Known Use: 1819

pen·i·cil·late

adjective \ˌpen-ə-ˈsil-ət, -ˌāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PENICILLATE

: furnished with a tuft of fine filaments

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