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virgulate

[vur-gyuh-lit, -leyt] /ˈvɜr gyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
rod-shaped; virgate.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Latin virgul(a) rod (see virga, -ule) + -ate1
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virgulate

/ˈvɜːɡjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
rod-shaped or rodlike
Word Origin
C19: from Latin virgula a little rod, from virga rod
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