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punctulate

or punctulated

[puhngk-choo-leyt, -lit or puhngk-choo-ley-tid] /ˈpʌŋk tʃʊˌleɪt, -lɪt or ˈpʌŋk tʃʊˌleɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
studded with minute points or dots.
Origin of punctulate
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin pūnctul(um) (diminutive of pūnctum point; see -ule) + -ate1
Related forms
punctulation, noun
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