Definition of rugately in English:

rugately

adverb

Botany Zoology
rare
  • In a rugate manner; with ridges or wrinkles.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From rugate + -ly.

Pronunciation

rugately

/ˈruːɡeɪtli/