papillulate etymology

English word papillulate comes from English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.), English papillule ((zoology) A very small papilla.)

Detailed word origin of papillulate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
papillule English (eng) (zoology) A very small papilla.
papillulate English (eng) (zoology) Having a minute papilla in the centre of a larger elevation or depression.

Words with the same origin as papillulate

Descendants of -ule
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