rugulose

adjective
ru·​gu·​lose | \ ˈrü-gyə-ˌlōs How to pronounce rugulose (audio) \

Definition of rugulose

: having small rugae : finely wrinkled

First Known Use of rugulose

1808, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rugulose

New Latin rugula, diminutive of Latin ruga

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rugulose

Ruhmkorff coil

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“Rugulose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rugulose. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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