Definition of lunulate
: resembling a small crescent a lunulate process : having crescent-shaped markings lunulate markings on a bug
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Origin and Etymology of lunulate
lunulate from New Latin lunulatus, from Latin lunula + -atus -ate; lunulated from New Latin lunulatus + English -ed
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