(especially of the twin tubers of some orchids) shaped like a pair of testicles.
- ‘Many species of Orchis possess testiculate or twin tubers.’
- ‘The word ‘orchid’ derives from the Greek term orchis, in reference to the testiculate bulbs or tubers of orchids.’
Mid 18th century: from late Latin testiculatus, from testiculus (see testicle).
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