alveolate

adjective
al·​ve·​o·​late | \ al-ˈvē-ə-lət How to pronounce alveolate (audio) \

Definition of alveolate

: pitted like a honeycomb alveolate pollen

First Known Use of alveolate

circa 1796, in the meaning defined above

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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 26 Nov. 2020.

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alveolate

adjective
al·​ve·​o·​late | \ al-ˈvē-ə-lət How to pronounce alveolate (audio) \

Medical Definition of alveolate

: pitted like a honeycomb

Other Words from alveolate

alveolation \ (ˌ)al-​ˌvē-​ə-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce alveolation (audio) \ noun

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