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or punc·tu·lat·ed

[puhngk-choo-leyt, -lit or puhngk-choo-ley-tid]
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  1. studded with minute points or dots.
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Origin of punctulate

1840–50; < Latin pūnctul(um) (diminutive of pūnctum point; see -ule) + -ate1
Related formspunc·tu·la·tion, noun
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  • Page 301: with a minute mucro, sub-chartaceous, puncticulate, strongly Changed puncticulate to punctulate.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

    Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar