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Peng-pu
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penicillate definitions

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin penicillus brush more at pencil Date: 1819 furnished with a tuft of fine filaments <a penicillate stigma>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Biol. 1 having or forming a small tuft or tufts. 2 marked with streaks as of a pencil or brush. Etymology: L penicillum: see PENCIL

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Penicillate Pen`i*cil"late, a. [Cf. F. p['e]nicill['e]. See Penicil.] (Biol.) Having the form of a pencil; furnished with a pencil of fine hairs; ending in a tuft of hairs like a camel's-hair brush, as the stigmas of some grasses.




 


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