am·​pul·​la·​ceous | \ -ˌpu̇- -ˌpə- \

Definition of ampullaceous

: resembling an ampulla : shaped like a flask or bladder

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First Known Use of ampullaceous

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ampullaceous

Latin ampullaceus, from ampulla + -aceus -aceous

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“Ampullaceous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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