papillule etymology

English word papillule comes from English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.), English papilla ((anatomy) A nipple-like anatomical structure.)

Detailed word origin of papillule

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
papilla English (eng) (anatomy) A nipple-like anatomical structure.
papillule English (eng) (zoology) A very small papilla.

Words with the same origin as papillule

Descendants of -ule
dent dental dentist
Descendants of papilla
papilloma papillotomy papillulate