cupulate

[ kyoo-pyuh-leyt, -lit ]
/ ˈkyu pyəˌleɪt, -lɪt /

adjective

shaped like a cupule.

Nearby words

  1. cupronickel,
  2. cuprous,
  3. cuprous cyanide,
  4. cuprum,
  5. cupula,
  6. cupule,
  7. cupuliform cataract,
  8. cupulogram,
  9. cupulometry,
  10. cur

Also cu·pu·lar [kyoo-pyuh-ler] /ˈkyu pyə lər/.

Origin of cupulate

First recorded in 1825–35; cupule + -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for cupulate

cupulate

cupular (ˈkjuːpjʊlə)

/ (ˈkjuːpjʊˌleɪt) /

adjective

shaped like a small cup
(of plants or animals) having cupules
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