Scrobiculate
Scrobiculate Scro*bic"u*late, Scrobiculated Scro*bic"u*la`ted, a. [L. scrobiculus, dim. of scrobis a ditch or trench.] (Bot.) Having numerous small, shallow depressions or hollows; pitted. [1913 Webster]

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  • scrobiculate — [skrō bik′yə lit, skrō bik′yəlāt΄] adj. [< L scrobiculus, dim. of scrobis, a ditch (< IE * (s)kerb(h) > SHARP) + ATE1] Biol. pitted or furrowed …   English World dictionary

  • scrobiculate — adj. [LL. dim. scrobis, ditch] Marked with pits or hollows …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • scrobiculate — /skroh bik yeuh lit, layt /, adj. Bot., Zool. furrowed or pitted. [1800 10; < L scrobicul(us) small planting hole (scrobi(s) ditch + culus CULE1) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • scrobiculate — Pitted; marked with minute depressions. [L. scrobiculus; dim. of scrobis, a trench] * * * scro·bic·u·late (skro bikґu lāt) [L. scrobiculatus] marked with pits or cavities …   Medical dictionary

  • scrobiculate — adj. pitted, ridged, furrowed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scrobiculate — scro·bic·u·late …   English syllables

  • scrobiculate — /skrəˈbɪkjələt/ (say skruh bikyuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective (of plant and animal organs) furrowed or pitted. {Late Latin scrobiculus (diminutive of scrobis ditch, trench) + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • scrobiculate —   a. pitted.    ♦ scrobicule,    ♦ scrobiculus, n. small depression.    ♦ scrobiculus cordis, pit of stomach …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • scrobiculate — adj. Bot. & Zool. pitted, furrowed. Etymology: L scrobiculus f. scrobis trench …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scrobiculated — Scrobiculate Scro*bic u*late, Scrobiculated Scro*bic u*la ted, a. [L. scrobiculus, dim. of scrobis a ditch or trench.] (Bot.) Having numerous small, shallow depressions or hollows; pitted. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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