aperturate etymology

English word aperturate comes from English aperture, English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.)

Detailed word origin of aperturate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
aperture English (eng) (astronomy, photography) The diameter of the aperture (in the sense above) which restricts the width of the light path through the whole system. For a telescope, this is the diameter of the objective lens.. (mathematics, rare, of a right circular cone) The maximum angle between the two generatrices.. (optics) Something which restricts the diameter of the light path through one plane in an [...]
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
aperturate English (eng) (palynology, of a pollen grain) Having one or more apertures.

Words with the same origin as aperturate

Descendants of aperture
angulaperturate apertural fossaperturate inaperturate planaperturate sinuaperturate triaperturate zona-aperturate
Descendants of -ule
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