bullate

bullate

[bool-eyt, -it, buhl-]
adjective
1.
having the surface covered with irregular and slight elevations, giving a blistered appearance.
2.
Anatomy. inflated; vaulted.

Origin:
1810–20; < Latin bullātus. See bulla, -ate1

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bullate (ˈbʌleɪt, -ɪt, ˈbʊl-)
 
adj
botany, anatomy puckered or blistered in appearance: the bullate leaves of the primrose
 
[C19: from Medieval Latin bullātus inflated, from Latin bulla bubble]

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