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beaded

[ bee-did ]
/ ˈbi dɪd /
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adjective

ornamented with or largely composed of beads: a beaded handbag.

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Origin of beaded

First recorded in 1570–80; bead + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM beaded

un·bead·ed, adjective
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Medical definitions for beaded

beaded
[ bēdĭd ]

adj.

Having numerous small rounded projections often in a row.
Relating to, or being a series of noncontinuous bacterial colonies along the line of inoculation in a stab culture.
Of, relating to, or being stained bacteria that have more deeply stained granules occurring at regular intervals.
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