lenticulate

1 of 2

adjective

len·​tic·​u·​late
-ˌlāt
: having lenticels

lenticulate

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transitive verb

len·​tic·​u·​late
-ˌlāt
-ed/-ing/-s
photography
: to provide with lenticules (as by embossing, molding, or coating)
lenticulated film

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Late Latin lenticulatus like a lentil in form, from Latin lenticula lentil + -atus -ate

Transitive verb

lenticule + -ate

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“Lenticulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lenticulate. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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