lineolate

[lin-ee-uh-leyt]
adjective Zoology, Botany.
marked with minute lines; finely lineate.
Also, lineolated.


Origin:
1810–20; < Latin līneol(a) (diminutive of līnea line1) + -ate1

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lineolate or lineolated (ˈlɪnɪəˌleɪt)
 
adj
marked with very fine parallel lines
 
[C19: from Latin līneola, diminutive of līnealine1]
 
lineolated or lineolated
 
adj
 
[C19: from Latin līneola, diminutive of līnealine1]

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Upper surface typically patchily minutely lineolate.
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