lunulate

or lu·nu·lat·ed

[ loo-nyuh-leyt or loo-nyuh-ley-tid ]
/ ˈlu nyəˌleɪt or ˈlu nyəˌleɪ tɪd /

adjective

having lunular markings.
being in the shape of a crescent; cresent-shaped.

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Origin of lunulate

First recorded in 1750–60; lunul(a) + -ate1

Words nearby lunulate

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British Dictionary definitions for lunulate

lunulate

lunulated

/ (ˈluːnjʊˌleɪt) /

adjective

having markings shaped like crescentslunulate patterns on an insect
Also: lunular shaped like a crescent
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