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faveolate

[fuh-vee-uh-leyt, -lit] /fəˈvi əˌleɪt, -lɪt/
adjective
1.
honeycombed; alveolate; pitted.
Origin of faveolate
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; faveol(us) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for faveolate

faveolate

/fəˈviːəˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
pitted with cell-like cavities
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin faveolus a little honeycomb, blend of Latin favus honeycomb + alveolus a small hollow
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faveolate in Medicine

faveolate fa·ve·o·late (fə-vē'ə-lāt')
adj.
Pitted with cavities; honeycombed.

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