birotulate

noun

bi·​rot·​u·​late
like adjective
variants or birotule
ˈbīrə‧ˌtyül,
-rō‧ˌ-
plural -s
: a sponge spicule having two wheel-shaped ends

Word History

Etymology

birotulate from birotulate, adjective; birotule probably back-formation from birotulate, adjective

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“Birotulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/birotulate. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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