ciliolate

[sil-ee-uh-lit, -leyt]

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

adjective
  1. covered with minute hairs, as some plants

Word Origin for ciliolate

C19: from New Latin ciliolum, diminutive of cilium
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