obvallate

adjective
ob·​vallate | \ (ˈ)äb+ \

Definition of obvallate

: surrounded by or as if by a wall obvallate papillae

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History and Etymology for obvallate

Latin obvallatus, past participle of obvallare to surround with a wall, from ob- toward, over + vallare to surround with a wall, from vallum wall, rampart

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“Obvallate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obvallate. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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