liturate

adjective lit·u·rate \ˈlichəˌrāt, -rə̇t, usually -t+V\

Definition of liturate

biology

  1. :  spotted

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Origin and Etymology of liturate

Late Latin lituratus, past participle of liturare to erase, from Latin litura smear, erasure, from litus (past participle of linere, linire to smear) + -ura -ure


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