punctulate

or punc·tu·lat·ed

[ puhngk-choo-leyt, -lit or puhngk-choo-ley-tid ]
/ ˈpʌŋk tʃʊˌleɪt, -lɪt or ˈpʌŋk tʃʊˌleɪ tɪd /

adjective

studded with minute points or dots.

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Origin of punctulate

1840–50; <Latin pūnctul(um) (diminutive of pūnctumpoint; see -ule) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM punctulate

punc·tu·la·tion, noun
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