[ adjective too-byuh-lit, -leyt, tyoo-; verb too-byuh-leyt, tyoo- ]
/ adjective ˈtu byə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, ˈtyu-; verb ˈtu byəˌleɪt, ˈtyu- /
Also tu·bu·lat·ed. shaped like or having a tube.
verb (used with object), tu·bu·lat·ed, tu·bu·lat·ing.
to form into or furnish with a tube.
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OTHER WORDS FROM tubulatetu·bu·la·tion, nountu·bu·la·tor, noun
Words nearby tubulate
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Thus, for example, the tubulate corolla supposes the pre-existence of unguiculate petals.Everyday Objects|W. H. Davenport Adams
British Dictionary definitions for tubulate
verb (ˈtjuːbjʊˌleɪt) (tr)
to form or shape into a tube
to fit or furnish with a tube
adjective (ˈtjuːbjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
a less common word for tubular
Derived forms of tubulatetubulation, nountubulator, noun
Word Origin for tubulate
C18: from Latin tubulātus, from tubulus a little pipe, from tubus pipe
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