lineolate

or lin·e·o·lat·ed

[ lin-ee-uh-leyt or lin-ee-uh-ley-tid ]
/ ˈlɪn i əˌleɪt or ˈlɪn i əˌleɪ tɪd /

adjective Zoology, Botany.

marked with minute lines; finely lineate.

Origin of lineolate

1810–20; < Latin līneol(a) (diminutive of līnea line1) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for lineolate

lineolate

lineolated

/ (ˈlɪnɪəˌleɪt) /

adjective biology

marked with very fine parallel lines

Word Origin for lineolate

C19: from Latin līneola, diminutive of līnea line 1
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