lamellate

[ luh-mel-eyt, lam-uh-leyt ]

adjective
  1. composed of or having lamellae.

  2. flat; platelike.

Origin of lamellate

1
From the New Latin word lāmellātus, dating back to 1820–30. See lamella, -ate1
  • Also lam·el·lat·ed, la·mel·lose [luh-mel-ohs, lam-uh-lohs]. /ləˈmɛl oʊs, ˈlæm əˌloʊs/.

Other words from lamellate

  • lam·el·late·ly, adverb
  • lam·el·los·i·ty [lam-uh-los-i-tee], /ˌlæm əˈlɒs ɪ ti/, noun
  • mul·ti·lam·el·late, adjective

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