Punctulate
Punctulate Punc"tu*late, Punctulated Punc"tu*la`ted, a. [L. punctulum, dim. of punctum point.] Marked with small spots. [1913 Webster]

The studs have their surface punctulated, as if set all over with other studs infinitely lesser. -- Woodward. [1913 Webster]


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  • punctulate — [puŋk′cho͞o lāt΄, puŋk′cho͞olit] adj. [< L punctulum, dim. of punctum, POINT + ATE1] marked with very small dots or holes, as certain plants and animals punctulation n …   English World dictionary

  • punctulate — dotted, with colour or structure …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • punctulate — adj. [L. punctum, small hole or spot] Dotted with minute impressions …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • punctulate — punctulation, n. /pungk choo layt , lit/, adj. studded with minute points or dots. Also punctulated. [1840 50; < L punctul(um) (dim. of punctum POINT; see ULE) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • punctulate — 1. adjective Marked with small spots or punctures 2. verb To mark with small spots or punctures …   Wiktionary

  • punctulate — punc·tu·late …   English syllables

  • punctulate —   a. bearing small spots.    ♦ punctule, n. small spot.    ♦ punctulation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • punctulate — ˈpəŋ(k)chələ̇t, (k)sh , ˌlāt adjective Etymology: New Latin punctulatus, from Latin punctulum (diminutive of punctum puncture, point) + atus ate more at point : marked with small spots; specifically : m …   Useful english dictionary

  • Punctulated — Punctulate Punc tu*late, Punctulated Punc tu*la ted, a. [L. punctulum, dim. of punctum point.] Marked with small spots. [1913 Webster] The studs have their surface punctulated, as if set all over with other studs infinitely lesser. Woodward.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • punctulated — ˌlād.ə̇d adjective Etymology: punctulate + ed : punctulate …   Useful english dictionary

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