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funiculate

[fyoo-nik-yuh-lit, -leyt]
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adjective Botany.
  1. having a funicle.

Origin of funiculate

First recorded in 1820–30; funicul(us) + -ate1
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Examples from the Web for funiculate

Historical Examples

  • Funiculate: whip-like: long, slender, composed of many flexible joints.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith