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faveolate

[fuh-vee-uh-leyt, -lit]
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adjective
  1. honeycombed; alveolate; pitted.
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Origin of faveolate

First recorded in 1865–70; faveol(us) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for faveolate

faveolate

favose (ˈfævəʊs)

adjective
  1. pitted with cell-like cavities
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Word Origin

C19: from New Latin faveolus a little honeycomb, blend of Latin favus honeycomb + alveolus a small hollow
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faveolate in Medicine

faveolate

(fə-vēə-lāt′)
adj.
  1. Pitted with cavities; honeycombed.
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