aculeolate

adjective ac·u·le·o·late \¦a-kyə-¦lē-ə-lət, -ˌlāt\

Definition of aculeolate

  1. :  having very small prickles; specifically :  having an aculeolus

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Origin and Etymology of aculeolate

Latin aculeolus small needle (diminutive of aculeus prickle, sting) + English -ate


First Known Use: 1818


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