Scrobiculate meaning

skrō-bĭkyə-lĭt, -lāt
Marked with many shallow depressions, grooves, or pits.
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(biol.) Pitted or furrowed.
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Marked with many shallow depressions, grooves, or pits.
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(botany) Having numerous small, shallow depressions or hollows; pitted.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of scrobiculate

  • Latin scrobiculus diminutive of scrobis trench sker-1 in Indo-European roots –ate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin scrobiculus, diminutive of scrobis a ditch or trench.

    From Wiktionary