follow Dictionary.com

Your favorite word could be our Word of the Day!

foveate

[foh-vee-it, -eyt] /ˈfoʊ vi ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
adjective, Biology
1.
having foveae; pitted.
Also, foveated.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; fove(a) + -ate1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
foveate in Medicine

foveate fo·ve·ate (fō'vē-āt', -ĭt)
adj.
Foveolate.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for foveate

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for foveate

13
14
Scrabble Words With Friends