varicellate

varicellate

[var-uh-sel-it, -eyt]
adjective
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)
 
adj
(of certain shells) marked on the surface with small ridges
 
[C19: from New Latin varicella, diminutive of Latin varix dilated vein, varix]

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