lunulate

adjective
lu·​nu·​late | \ ˈlünyəˌlāt, -lə̇t, usually -t+V \
variants: or less commonly lunulated \ -​ˌlātə̇d \

Definition of lunulate

: resembling a small crescent a lunulate process : having crescent-shaped markings lunulate markings on a bug

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History and Etymology for lunulate

lunulate from New Latin lunulatus, from Latin lunula + -atus -ate; lunulated from New Latin lunulatus + English -ed

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“Lunulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lunulate. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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