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areolate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Areolate  \A*re"o*late\,  Areolated  \A*re"o*la*ted\,  a.  [L. 
  areola:  cf  F.  ar['e]ole.] 
  Divided  into  small  spaces  or  areolations  as  the  wings  of 
  insects,  the  leaves  of  plants,  or  the  receptacle  of  compound 
  flowers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  areolate 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  like  or  divided  into  areolae;  "areolar 
  tissue"  [syn:  {areolar}] 




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