[ fuh-vee-uh-leyt, -lit ]
/ fəˈvi əˌleɪt, -lɪt /
honeycombed; alveolate; pitted.
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British Dictionary definitions for faveolate
/ (fəˈviːəˌleɪt) /
pitted with cell-like cavities
Word Origin for faveolate
C19: from New Latin faveolus a little honeycomb, blend of Latin favus honeycomb + alveolus a small hollow
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Medical definitions for faveolate
[ fə-vē′ə-lāt′ ]
Pitted with cavities; honeycombed.
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