varicellate

[ var-uh-sel-it, -eyt ]

adjective
  1. having small varices, as certain shells.

Origin of varicellate

1
<New Latin varicell(a) (for Latin varicula, diminutive of varix varicose vein) + -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for varicellate

varicellate

/ (ˌværɪˈsɛlɪt, -eɪt) /


adjective
  1. (of certain shells) marked on the surface with small ridges

Origin of varicellate

1
C19: from New Latin varicella, diminutive of Latin varix dilated vein, varix

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