having long, narrow grooves or channels, as plant stems, or being furrowed or cleft, as hoofs.
Origin of sulcate
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Related Words for sulcationeaves, duct, tube, dike, pipe, sewer, culvert, conduit, funnel, drain, gully, spout, trench, sluice, trough, moat, channel, watercourse, runnel, fosse
biology marked with longitudinal parallel groovessulcate stems
Word Origin for sulcate
C18: via Latin sulcātus from sulcāre to plough, from sulcus a furrow
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Having narrow, deep grooves.
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