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ampullaceous

[am-puh-ley-shuh s] /ˌæm pəˈleɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
like an ampulla; bottle-shaped.
Also, ampullar
[am-puhl-er, -poo l-] /æmˈpʌl ər, -ˈpʊl-/ (Show IPA),
ampullary
[am-puhl-uh-ree, -poo l-, am-puh-ler-ee] /æmˈpʌl ə ri, -ˈpʊl-, ˈæm pəˌlɛr i/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of ampullaceous
1770-1780
1770-80; < Latin ampullāceus. See ampulla, -aceous
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