- 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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