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testiculate

[ te-stik-yuh-lit ]
/ tɛˈstɪk yə lɪt /
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adjective Botany.
shaped like a testis.
having tubers shaped like testes, as certain orchids.
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Origin of testiculate

From the Late Latin word testiculātus, dating back to 1715–25. See testicle, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for testiculate

testiculate
/ (tɛˈstɪkjʊlɪt) /

adjective
botany shaped like testiclesthe testiculate tubers of certain orchids

Word Origin for testiculate

C18: from Late Latin testiculātus; see testicle
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