maculate

adjective mac·u·late \ ˈma-kyə-lət \
variants: or maculated play \-ˌlā-təd\

Definition of maculate

1 :marked with spots :blotched

Origin and Etymology of maculate

Latin maculatus, past participle of maculare to stain, from macula


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maculate

adjective mac·u·late \ ˈmak-yə-lət \

medical Definition of maculate

:marked with spots

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