From Latin vermiculatus (“inlaid in wavy lines”), past participle of vermiculor (“to be full of worms or worm-eaten”), from vermiculus (“little worm”)
vermiculate (third-person singular simple present vermiculates, present participle vermiculating, simple past and past participle vermiculated)
- to decorate with lines resembling the tracks of worms
vermiculate (comparative more vermiculate, superlative most vermiculate)
- Like a worm; resembling a worm.
Decorated with lines like worm tracks.
From vermiculor (“I am full of worms, wormy”), from vermiculus (“little worm, grub”), from vermis (“worm”).
vermiculātē (not comparable)
- in a vermiculated manner