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vermiculate

play
adjective ver·mic·u·late \-lət\

Definition of vermiculate

  1. 1 :  tortuous, involute

  2. 2 :  full of worms :  worm-eaten

  3. 3 a :  vermiform b :  marked with irregular fine lines or with wavy impressed lines <a vermiculate nut>

vermiculation play \-ˌmi-kyə-ˈlā-shən\ noun


Variants of vermiculate

or vermiculated play \-ˌlā-təd\

Origin of vermiculate

Latin vermiculatus, from vermiculus


First Known Use: 1605


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