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scrobiculate

[ skroh-bik-yuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ skroʊˈbɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.

furrowed or pitted.

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Origin of scrobiculate

1800–10; <Latin scrobicul(us) small planting hole (scrobi(s) ditch + -culus-cule1) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for scrobiculate

scrobiculate

scrobiculated

/ (skrəʊˈbɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /

adjective

biology having a surface covered with small round pits or grooves

Word Origin for scrobiculate

C19: from Latin scrobiculus diminutive of scrobis a ditch
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Medical definitions for scrobiculate

scrobiculate
[ skrō-bĭkyə-lĭt, -lāt′ ]

adj.

Marked with many shallow depressions, grooves, or pits.
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