Tegular
Tegular Teg"u*lar, a. [LL. tegularis, from L. tegula a tile. See {Tile}.] Of or pertaining to a tile; resembling a tile, or arranged like tiles; consisting of tiles; as, a tegular pavement. -- {Teg"u*lar*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • tegular — [teg′yo͞o lər, teg′yələr] adj. [< L tegula, a tile < tegere, to cover (see THATCH) + AR] 1. of or like a tile or tiles 2. arranged like tiles tegularly adv …   English World dictionary

  • tegular — tegularly, adv. /teg yeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. pertaining to or resembling a tile. 2. consisting of or arranged like tiles. 3. of or pertaining to a tegula. [1790 1800; < L tegul(a) tile + AR1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tegular — teg·u·lar …   English syllables

  • tegular — /ˈtɛgjələ/ (say tegyuhluh) adjective 1. relating to or resembling a tile. 2. consisting of or arranged like tiles. {Latin tēgula tile + ar1} –tegularly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • tegular — adj. 1 of or like tiles. 2 arranged like tiles. Derivatives: tegularly adv. Etymology: L tegula tile f. tegere cover …   Useful english dictionary

  • tegular arms — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Internal structures supporting the tegular plate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • tegular plate — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Lepidoptera, a notal structure bearing the tegulae of the fore wings …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Tegularly — Tegular Teg u*lar, a. [LL. tegularis, from L. tegula a tile. See {Tile}.] Of or pertaining to a tile; resembling a tile, or arranged like tiles; consisting of tiles; as, a tegular pavement. {Teg u*lar*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tegula — n.; pl. lae [L. tegula, roofing tile] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) 1. A small convex, scalelike lobe overlying the base of the fore wing; paraptera. 2. In Diptera, small anterior sclerites located in an incision of the lateral region of the notum. 3. In …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Tile — Tile, n. [OE. tile, tigel, AS. tigel, tigol, fr. L. tegula, from tegere to cover. See {Thatch}, and cf. {Tegular}.] 1. A plate, or thin piece, of baked clay, used for covering the roofs of buildings, for floors, for drains, and often for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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