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varicellate

[var-uh-sel-it, -eyt] /ˌvær əˈsɛl ɪt, -eɪt/
adjective
1.
having small varices, as certain shells.
Origin
< Neo-Latin varicell(a) (for Latin varicula, diminutive of varix varicose vein) + -ate1
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varicellate

/ˌværɪˈsɛlɪt; -eɪt/
adjective
1.
(of certain shells) marked on the surface with small ridges
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin varicella, diminutive of Latin varix dilated vein, varix
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