Carunculate
Carunculate Ca*run"cu*late, Carunculated Ca*run"cu*la`ted, a. Having a caruncle or caruncles; caruncular. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • carunculate — /keuh rung kyeuh lit, layt /, adj. having a caruncle. Also, carunculated. [1825 35; < NL carunculatus. See CARUNCLE, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • carunculate — ca·run·cu·late …   English syllables

  • carunculate — /kəˈrʌŋkjələt/ (say kuh rungkyuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective having a caruncle or caruncles. Also, carunculated …   Australian English dictionary

  • carunculate — adjective having a caruncle • Syn: ↑carunculated • Pertains to noun: ↑caruncle (for: ↑carunculated), ↑caruncle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carunculated — Carunculate Ca*run cu*late, Carunculated Ca*run cu*la ted, a. Having a caruncle or caruncles; caruncular. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Elaiosome — Elaiosomes (Greek élaion oil and sóma body ) are fleshy structures that are attached to the seeds of many plant species. The elaiosome is rich in lipids and proteins, and may be variously shaped. Many plants have elaiosomes to attract ants, which …   Wikipedia

  • carunculated — adjective having a caruncle • Syn: ↑carunculate • Pertains to noun: ↑caruncle, ↑caruncle (for: ↑carunculate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • knobby — adj bumpy, lumpy, tumorous, Bot. torose, bony, carunculate, knobbed; tuberous, warty, verru cose; pimpled, papular; knotty, gnarled, knurled, knarled; protuberant, nodose, nodous, nodular; uneven, rough, unsmooth, unfinished, flawed, blemished …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • caruncle —   n. fleshy outgrowth.    ♦ caruncular,    ♦ carunculous, a.    ♦ carunculate, a. having caruncles …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • caruncle — [kar′uŋ΄kəl, kə ruŋ′kəl] n. [obs. Fr caruncle < L caruncula, dim. of caro: see HARVEST] 1. an outgrowth of flesh, as the comb and wattles of a fowl 2. an outgrowth of an outer seed coat at or near the hilum caruncular [kə ruŋ′kyo͞o lər, kə… …   English World dictionary

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