alveolate

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin alveolatus, from alveolus (cavity).

Adjective[edit]

alveolate (not comparable)

  1. having a structure containing honeycomb-like cavities

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Noun[edit]

alveolate (plural alveolates)

  1. (biology) A grouping of protists comprising the ciliates, sporozoa and dinoflagellates

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alveolate f sg

  1. feminine singular of alveolato