cupulate
adjective Date: 1835 shaped like, having, or bearing a cupule

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cupulate — Cu pu*late (k? p? l?t), a. Having or bearing cupules; cupuliferous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cupulate — [kyo͞o′pyo͞o lāt΄, kyo͞o′pyo͞olit; kyo͞opyəlāt kyo͞opyəlit] adj. [< CUPULE + ATE1] 1. shaped like a cupule or cup 2. having a cupule …   English World dictionary

  • cupulate — adj. [L. dim. cupula, tub] Cup shaped; bearing a cupule …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cupulate — /kyooh pyeuh layt , lit/, adj. shaped like a cupule. Also, cupular /kyooh pyeuh leuhr/. [1825 35; CUPULE + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cupulate — adjective /ˈkəpjulət/ Cup shaped …   Wiktionary

  • cupulate — SYN: cupular (2) …   Medical dictionary

  • cupulate — of, like or pertaining to a cup; cup shaped Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cupulate — cu·pu·late …   English syllables

  • cupulate — cu•pu•late [[t]ˈkyu pyəˌleɪt, lɪt[/t]] adj. shaped like a cupule • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • cupulate —   a. cup shaped; having a cup shaped appendage.    ♦ cupuliform, a. cup shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words

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