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or ca·run·cu·lat·ed

[kuh-ruhng-kyuh-lit, -leyt or kuh-ruhng-kyuh-ley-tid]
  1. having a caruncle.
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Origin of carunculate

From the New Latin word carunculātus, dating back to 1825–35. See caruncle, -ate1
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Historical Examples of carunculate

  • Seeds subglobose, roughened or reticulated, not carunculate.

    The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States

    Asa Gray

  • Head bare, with a long fleshy wattle at the base of the bill; neck bare, carunculate, slightly feathered behind.