testiculate

adjective

tes·​tic·​u·​late
-lə̇|t,
-ˌlā|,
usually |t+V
variants or testiculated
-ˌlātə̇d,
-ātə̇d
1
: resembling a testis : ovate and solid
2
: having two tubers shaped like testes
used of an orchid

Word History

Etymology

testiculate from New Latin testiculatus, from Latin testiculus testicle + -atus -ate; testiculated from New Latin testiculatus + English -ed

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“Testiculate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/testiculate. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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