maculate

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adjective mac·u·late \ˈma-kyə-lət\
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maculated

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Definition of maculate

  1. 1 :  marked with spots :  blotched

  2. 2 :  impure, besmirched

Origin and Etymology of maculate

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


First Known Use: 15th century


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maculate

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adjective mac·u·late \ˈmak-yə-lət\

Medical Definition of maculate

  1. :  marked with spots


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