- having long, narrow grooves or channels, as plant stems, or being furrowed or cleft, as hoofs.
Origin of sulcate
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- biology marked with longitudinal parallel groovessulcate stems
C18: via Latin sulcātus from sulcāre to plough, from sulcus a furrow
- Having narrow, deep grooves.
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