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lunulate

[ loo-nyuh-leyt ]
/ ˈlu nyəˌleɪt /
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adjective
having lunular markings.
being in the shape of a crescent; cresent-shaped.
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Also lu·nu·lat·ed [loo-nyuh-ley-tid] /ˈlu nyəˌleɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of lunulate

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

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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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