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pediculate

[puh-dik-yuh-lit, -leyt] /pəˈdɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
of or related to the Pediculati, a group of teleost fishes, characterized by the elongated base of their pectoral fins, simulating an arm or peduncle.
noun
2.
a pediculate fish.
Origin of pediculate
1855-1860
From the New Latin word Pediculati, dating back to 1855-60. See pedicle, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for pediculate

pediculate

/pɪˈdɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Pediculati, a large order of teleost fishes containing the anglers
noun
2.
any fish belonging to the order Pediculati
Word Origin
C19: from Latin pedīculus little foot; see pedicel
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pediculate in Medicine

pediculate pe·dic·u·late (pə-dĭk'yə-lĭt, -lāt')
adj.
Having a pedicle or peduncle; not sessile; pedunculate.

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