punctate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin punctum (point). See point and punctuate.

Adjective[edit]

punctate (comparative more punctate, superlative most punctate)

  1. (anatomy) Marked by spots, dots, points, or punctures.
    Synonym: punctated
  2. Pointed; ending in a point or points.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

punctate (plural punctates)

  1. A puncture. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pūnctāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of pūnctātus