alveated

[al-vee-ey-tid]

adjective

having the vaulted shape of a beehive.

Nearby words

  1. alvarado, pedro de,
  2. alvarez,
  3. alvarez hypothesis,
  4. alvarez, luis walter,
  5. alvaro,
  6. alveoalgia,
  7. alveol-,
  8. alveola,
  9. alveolar,
  10. alveolar abscess

Origin of alveated

1615–25; < Latin alveāt(us) (equivalent to alve(us) concave vessel, trough (alv(us) belly + -eus noun suffix) + -ātus -ate1) + -ed2

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