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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