- the act of spotting.
- a spotted condition.
- a marking of spots, as on an animal.
- a disfiguring spot or stain.
Origin of maculation
Related Words for maculationfreckle, blot, bruise, wart, blotch, smudge, imperfection, pimple, snag, stigma, stain, scar, discoloration, disgrace, disfigurement, chip, birthmark, second, sight, dent
Examples from the Web for maculation
Historical Examples of maculation
Meticulose -us: is a maculation in the form of a series of colored flames.
Quiet: subdued: not conspicuous or contrasting in color or maculation.
The maculation of the under side is as represented in the plate.The Butterfly Book
William Jacob Holland
Strigile -is: maculation that consists of parallel longitudinal lines: a deep sinus near base of first joint of anterior tarsus.
Ustulatus: scorched: applied to a maculation that has the appearance of having been burned in.
- a pattern of spots, as on certain animals and plants
- archaic the act of maculating or the state of being maculated
mid-15c., from Latin maculationem (nominative maculatio), noun of action from past participle stem of maculare (see maculate).