cupulate

[ kyoo-pyuh-leyt, -lit ]

adjective
  1. shaped like a cupule.

Origin of cupulate

1
First recorded in 1825–35; cupule + -ate1
  • Also cu·pu·lar [kyoo-pyuh-ler]. /ˈkyu pyə lər/.

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British Dictionary definitions for cupulate

cupulate

cupular (ˈkjuːpjʊlə)

/ (ˈkjuːpjʊˌleɪt) /


adjective
  1. shaped like a small cup

  2. (of plants or animals) having cupules

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