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lunulate

or lu·nu·lat·ed

[loo-nyuh-leyt or loo-nyuh-ley-tid]
adjective
  1. having lunular markings.
  2. being in the shape of a crescent; cresent-shaped.
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Origin of lunulate

First recorded in 1750–60; lunul(a) + -ate1
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Examples from the Web for lunulate

Historical Examples of lunulate

  • Lunulate: a line, when made up of a series of small lunules.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith


British Dictionary definitions for lunulate

lunulate

lunulated

adjective
  1. having markings shaped like crescentslunulate patterns on an insect
  2. Also: lunular shaped like a crescent
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