lunulate

adjective

lu·​nu·​late
ˈlünyəˌlāt,
-lə̇t,
usually -t+V
variants or less commonly lunulated
-ˌlātə̇d
: resembling a small crescent
a lunulate process
: having crescent-shaped markings
lunulate markings on a bug

Word History

Etymology

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 1 Dec. 2022.

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