adjective sul·cate \ˈsəl-ˌkāt\

Definition of sulcate

  1. :  scored with usually longitudinal furrows a sulcate seedpod

Origin and Etymology of sulcate

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

First Known Use: 1760

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