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ampullaceous

[ am-puh-ley-shuhs ]
/ ˌæm pəˈleɪ ʃəs /
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adjective

like an ampulla; bottle-shaped.

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Also am·pul·lar [am-puhl-er, -pool-], /æmˈpʌl ər, -ˈpʊl-/, am·pul·la·ry [am-puhl-uh-ree, -pool-, am-puh-ler-ee]. /æmˈpʌl ə ri, -ˈpʊl-, ˈæm pəˌlɛr i/.

Origin of ampullaceous

From the Latin word ampullāceus, dating back to 1770–80. See ampulla, -aceous
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