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turriculate

[ tuh-rik-yuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ təˈrɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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adjective
furnished with or resembling a turret or turrets.
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Also tur·ric·u·lat·ed [tuh-rik-yuh-ley-tid] /təˈrɪk yəˌleɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of turriculate

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

OTHER WORDS FROM turriculate

sub·tur·ric·u·late, adjectivesub·tur·ric·u·lat·ed, adjective
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