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testiculate

[te-stik-yuh-lit]
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adjective Botany.
  1. shaped like a testis.
  2. having tubers shaped like testes, as certain orchids.

Origin of testiculate

From the Late Latin word testiculātus, dating back to 1715–25. See testicle, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for testiculate

testiculate

adjective
  1. botany shaped like testiclesthe testiculate tubers of certain orchids

Word Origin

C18: from Late Latin testiculātus; see testicle
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