[too-bur-kyuh-lit, -leyt, tyoo-]
Origin of tuberculate
1775–85;Related formstu·ber·cu·la·tion, noun
< New Latin tūberculātus,
equivalent to tūbercul(um
+ -ātus -ate1
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Historical Examples of tuberculate
Four columell curved, the two lateral ones prolonged downwards into two vertical, tuberculate feet of half their length.
Spores large (40–50 broad), globose or oblong, tuberculate.
The skin of the dorsum is thick and glandular, but not tuberculate.
Specimens from the Peace River, collected on August 10, 1952, include females that were mostly spent and tuberculate males.
Tuberculate males were collected in the Powder River on June 30, 1957.
British Dictionary definitions for tuberculateDerived Formstuberculately, adverbtuberculation, noun
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Having or affected with tubercles.
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