scrobiculate

scrobiculate

[skroh-bik-yuh-lit, -leyt]
adjective Botany, Zoology.
furrowed or pitted.

Origin:
1800–10; < Latin scrobicul(us) small planting hole (scrobi(s) ditch + -culus -cule1) + -ate1

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scrobiculate or scrobiculated (skrəʊˈbɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
 
adj
biology having a surface covered with small round pits or grooves
 
[C19: from Latin scrobiculus diminutive of scrobis a ditch]
 
scrobiculated or scrobiculated
 
adj
 
[C19: from Latin scrobiculus diminutive of scrobis a ditch]

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

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