Turriculate
Turriculate Tur*ric"u*late, Turriculated Tur*ric"u*la`ted, a. [L. turricula small tower, turret.] Furnished with, or formed like, a small turret or turrets; somewhat turreted. [1913 Webster]

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  • turriculate — adj. [L. dim. turris, tower] (MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda) Having an acutely conical spire comprised of numerous flattish whorls; turriform; turrited …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • turriculate — /teuh rik yeuh lit, layt /, adj. furnished with or resembling a turret or turrets. Also, turriculated. [1835 45; < L turricula little tower (see TOWER, CULE1) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • turriculate — tur·ric·u·late …   English syllables

  • turriculate — /təˈrɪkjələt/ (say tuh rikyuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective provided with or resembling a turret or turrets. {Latin turricula little tower + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • turriculate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turriculated — Turriculate Tur*ric u*late, Turriculated Tur*ric u*la ted, a. [L. turricula small tower, turret.] Furnished with, or formed like, a small turret or turrets; somewhat turreted. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Subturriculate — Sub tur*ric u*late, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Somewhat turriculate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turrical —   a. turret like.    ♦ turricular,    ♦ turriculate a.    ♦ turriferous, a. bearing towers …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • turriculated — adjective see turriculate …   Useful english dictionary

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