maculate

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

Definition of maculate

1 : marked with spots : blotched

First Known Use of maculate

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for 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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