fossulate

adjective fos·su·late \ˈfäs(y)ələ̇t, -ˌlāt also ˈfȯs-\

Definition of fossulate

zoology

  1. :  slightly hollowed or grooved

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Origin and Etymology of fossulate

New Latin fossula small fossa (from Latin, small ditch, from fossa cavity, ditch, trench + -ula) + English -ate — more at fossa


First Known Use: circa 1826


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