un punctate

punctate

[puhngk-teyt]
adjective
marked with points or dots; having minute spots or depressions.
Also, punctated.


Origin:
1750–60; < Neo-Latin pūnctātus dotted, equivalent to Latin pūnct(um) point, dot + -ātus -ate1

unpunctate, adjective
unpunctated, adjective
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punctate or punctated (ˈpʌŋkteɪt)
 
adj
having or marked with minute spots, holes, or depressions
 
[C18: from New Latin punctātus, from Latin punctum a point]
 
punctated or punctated
 
adj
 
[C18: from New Latin punctātus, from Latin punctum a point]
 
punc'tation or punctated
 
n

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punctate punc·tate (pŭngk'tāt')
adj.
Having tiny spots, points, or depressions.

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