canaliculate

adjective can·a·lic·u·late \ -lə̇t , -ˌlāt \
variants: or less commonly canaliculated \-ˌlātə̇d\

Definition of canaliculate

:grooved or channeled longitudinally
  • the canaliculate leafstalk of certain palms

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Origin and Etymology of canaliculate

Latin canaliculatus channeled, from canaliculus + -atus -ate


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