Origin of punctate
OTHER WORDS FROM punctateun·punc·tate, adjectiveun·punc·tat·ed, adjective
Words nearby punctate
How to use punctate in a sentence
Propodeum openly rugoso-punctate, the median channel single, distinct, no median basin.
Operative—scarification, either punctate or linear, and erosion with the curette.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
In fact, it differs from Stephanopyxis, which is also sometimes punctate, only in the absence of spines.
Valve lanceolate, somewhat unsymmetrical, subtly punctate, with pseudoraphe quite distinct.
Valve linear, capitate at each end and tumid in the middle; stri distinctly punctate; pseudoraphe indistinct, or not apparent.