Definition of vermiculate in English:

vermiculate

Pronunciation: /vərˈmikyəˌlāt//-lət/

adjective

  • 1

    another term for vermicular
    • ‘They were germinated axenically in jars containing vermiculate wetted with culture medium of Ingestad.’
    • ‘A very loose soil medium, augmented with vermiculate, or even orchid fir bark suits them all right.’
  • 2

    another term for vermiculated
    • ‘Ridges fuse to form a vermiculate to irregularly and incompletely reticulate pattern.’

Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin vermiculatus, past participle of vermiculari be full of worms (see vermicular).

Pronunciation:

vermiculate

/vərˈmikyəˌlāt//-lət/