- having the surface covered with irregular and slight elevations, giving a blistered appearance.
- Anatomy. inflated; vaulted.
Origin of bullate
Examples from the Web for bullate
Historical Examples of bullate
Bullate, appearing as if blistered or bladdery (from bulla, a bubble).The Elements of Botany
The Labrum is always swollen and bullate, and though hollowed out, is never notched in the middle.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)
Vesicular: More or less covered with minute vesicles due to gas formation; more minute than bullate.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
- botany anatomy puckered or blistered in appearancethe bullate leaves of the primrose