Definition of plicatulate in English:

plicatulate

adjective

Biology Geology
rare
  • Minutely plicate; having narrow, closely spaced folds or ridges.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From classical Latin plicātus plicate + -ul-, probably ultimately after Latin diminutive formations + -ate.

Pronunciation

plicatulate

/plɪˈkeɪtjʊlət//plʌɪˈkeɪtjʊlət//plɪˈkeɪtʃʊlət/