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carunculate

[ kuh-ruhng-kyuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ kəˈrʌŋ kyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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adjective

having a caruncle.

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Also ca·run·cu·lat·ed [kuh-ruhng-kyuh-ley-tid] /kəˈrʌŋ kyəˌleɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of carunculate

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