alveolate

adjective

al·​ve·​o·​late al-ˈvē-ə-lət How to pronounce alveolate (audio)
: pitted like a honeycomb
alveolate pollen

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1796, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alveolate was circa 1796

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“Alveolate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alveolate. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

alveolate

adjective
al·​ve·​o·​late al-ˈvē-ə-lət How to pronounce alveolate (audio)
: pitted like a honeycomb
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