un punctate


marked with points or dots; having minute spots or depressions.
Also, punctated.

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)
having or marked with minute spots, holes, or depressions
[C18: from New Latin punctātus, from Latin punctum a point]
punctated or punctated
[C18: from New Latin punctātus, from Latin punctum a point]
punc'tation or punctated

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

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