usually -t+V
variants or less commonly lunulated
: resembling a small crescent
a lunulate process
: having crescent-shaped markings
lunulate markings on a bug

Word History


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

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“Lunulate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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