punctulate

[ puhngk-choo-leyt, -lit ]

adjective
  1. studded with minute points or dots.

Origin of punctulate

1
1840–50; <Latin pūnctul(um) (diminutive of pūnctumpoint; see -ule) + -ate1
  • Also punc·tu·lat·ed [puhngk-choo-ley-tid] /ˈpʌŋk tʃʊˌleɪ tɪd/ .

Other words from punctulate

  • punc·tu·la·tion, noun

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