- honeycombed; alveolate; pitted.
Origin of faveolate
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- pitted with cell-like cavities
C19: from New Latin faveolus a little honeycomb, blend of Latin favus honeycomb + alveolus a small hollow
- Pitted with cavities; honeycombed.
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