turriculate

or tur·ric·u·lat·ed

[ tuh-rik-yuh-lit, -leyt or tuh-rik-yuh-ley-tid ]
/ təˈrɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt or təˈrɪk yəˌleɪ tɪd /

adjective

furnished with or resembling a turret or turrets.

Nearby words

  1. turquoise green,
  2. turret,
  3. turret lathe,
  4. turreted,
  5. turrical,
  6. tursha,
  7. turtle,
  8. turtleback,
  9. turtledove,
  10. turtlehead

Origin of turriculate

1835–45; < Latin turricula little tower (see tower1, -cule1) + -ate1

Related formssub·tur·ric·u·late, adjectivesub·tur·ric·u·lat·ed, adjective

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