Definition of planulate in English:

planulate

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or having a flattened form.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. Probably from scientific Latin planulatus from classical Latin plānus + -ulus + -ātus.

Pronunciation

planulate

/ˈplanjʊleɪt//ˈplanjələt/