sulcate

adjective
sul·​cate | \ ˈsəl-ˌkāt How to pronounce sulcate (audio) \

Definition of sulcate

: scored with usually longitudinal furrows a sulcate seedpod

First Known Use of sulcate

1760, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sulcate

Latin sulcatus, past participle of sulcare to furrow, from sulcus

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“Sulcate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sulcate. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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