Origin of scrobiculatefrom Classical Latin scrobiculus, diminutive of scrobis, a ditch ( from Indo-European an unverified form (s)kerb(h)- from source sharp) + -ate
Origin of scrobiculateLatin scrobiculus diminutive of scrobis trench ; see sker-1 in Indo-European roots. -ate 1
(comparative more scrobiculate, superlative most scrobiculate)
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Latin scrobiculus, diminutive of scrobis a ditch or trench.