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bullate

[boo l-eyt, -it, buhl-] /ˈbʊl eɪt, -ɪt, ˈbʌl-/
adjective
1.
having the surface covered with irregular and slight elevations, giving a blistered appearance.
2.
Anatomy. inflated; vaulted.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Latin bullātus. See bulla, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for bullate

bullate

/ˈbʌleɪt; -ɪt; ˈbʊl-/
adjective
1.
(botany, anatomy) puckered or blistered in appearance: the bullate leaves of the primrose
Word Origin
C19: from Medieval Latin bullātus inflated, from Latin bulla bubble
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