lunulate

adjective lu·nu·late \ˈlünyəˌlāt, -lə̇t, usually -t+V\
variants: less commonly

lunulated

\-ˌlātə̇d\

Definition of lunulate

  1. :  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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