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scrobiculate

[skroh-bik-yuh-lit, -leyt] /skroʊˈbɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
furrowed or pitted.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Latin scrobicul(us) small planting hole (scrobi(s) ditch + -culus -cule1) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for scrobiculate

scrobiculate

/skrəʊˈbɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) having a surface covered with small round pits or grooves
Word Origin
C19: from Latin scrobiculus diminutive of scrobis a ditch
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scrobiculate in Medicine

scrobiculate scro·bic·u·late (skrō-bĭk'yə-lĭt, -lāt')
adj.
Marked with many shallow depressions, grooves, or pits.

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