irroration

irrorate

[ir-uh-reyt, ih-rawr-it, ih-rohr-]
adjective Zoology.
marked with small spots of color; speckled.
Also, irrorated.


Origin:
< Latin irrōratus, past participle of irrōrāre to bedew, equivalent to ir- ir-1 + rōrā- (rōr-, stem of rōs dew + -ā- theme vowel) + -tus past participle suffix

irroration, noun
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