ciliolate

[ sil-ee-uh-lit, -leyt ]
/ ˈsɪl i ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /

adjective

having cilia.

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Origin of ciliolate

1865–70; <New Latin ciliol(um) (equivalent to cili(um) (see cilia) + -olum-ole1) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for ciliolate

ciliolate
/ (ˈsɪlɪəlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /

adjective

covered with minute hairs, as some plants

Word Origin for ciliolate

C19: from New Latin ciliolum, diminutive of cilium
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