[ sil-ee-uh-lit, -leyt ]
/ ˈsɪl i ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby ciliolate
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Example sentences from the Web for ciliolate
The third glume is hyaline, linear-oblong, 2-nerved, ciliolate.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses|Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
British Dictionary definitions for ciliolate
/ (ˈsɪlɪəlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /
covered with minute hairs, as some plants
Word Origin for ciliolate
C19: from New Latin ciliolum, diminutive of cilium
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