PENICILLATELY

penicillate

[pen-uh-sil-it, -eyt]
adjective
having a penicil or penicils.

Origin:
1810–20; < Latin pēnicill(us) (see pencil) + -ate1

penicillately, adverb
penicillation, noun
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penicillate (ˌpɛnɪˈsɪlɪt, -eɪt)
 
adj
biology having or resembling one or more tufts of fine hairs: a penicillate caterpillar
 
[C19: from Latin pēnicillus brush, pencil]
 
peni'cillately
 
adv
 
penicil'lation
 
n

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