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Punctate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PUNC'TATE
PUNC'TATED, a. [L. punctus, pungo.] Pointed.
1. In botany, perforated; full of small holes; having hollow dots scattered over the surface.

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: New Latin punctatus, from Latin punctum point more at point Date: circa 1760 1. marked with minute spots or depressions <a punctate leaf> 2. characterized by dots or points <punctate skin lesions> punctation noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Biol. marked or studded with points, dots, spots, etc. Derivatives: punctation n. Etymology: L punctum (as POINT)



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