lunulate

or lu·nu·lat·ed

[loo-nyuh-leyt or loo-nyuh-ley-tid]
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adjective

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

Origin of lunulate

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

lunulated

adjective

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