penicillate

adjective pen·i·cil·late \ ˌpe-nə-ˈsi-lət , -ˌlāt \

Definition of penicillate

: furnished with a tuft of fine filaments
  • a penicillate stigma

Origin and Etymology of penicillate

Latin penicillus brush — more at pencil


Medical Dictionary

penicillate

adjective pen·i·cil·late \ ˌpen-ə-ˈsil-ət , -ˌāt \

medical Definition of penicillate

: furnished with a tuft of fine filaments

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