Definition of Pustulate

1. Adjective. (of complexion) blemished by imperfections of the skin.

Exact synonyms: Acned, Pimpled, Pimply
Similar to: Blemished
Derivative terms: Pimple, Pustule

Definition of Pustulate

1. v. t. To form into pustules, or blisters.

2. a. Covered with pustulelike prominences; pustular; pustulous; as, a pustulate leaf; a pustulate shell or coral.

Definition of Pustulate

1. Verb. To form, or be formed into pustules ¹

2. Adjective. Having pustules ¹

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Definition of Pustulate


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Literary usage of Pustulate

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1. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"Similar in size and habit, the pubescence denser and the hairs with pustulate base; very profusely branched from the crown: inflorescence dense, ..."

2. The Geology of the Albuquerque Sheet by Clarence Luther Herrick, Douglas Wilson Johnson (1900)
"the smaller ones have nearly the form of L. elongata and have the surface preserved, showing it to be almost pustulate by reason of nodes developed upon the ..."

3. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"Stem 1-2 dm. high, glabrous; lower leaves oblanceolate or spatulate, the upper oblong or lanceolate, 3-6 cm. long, glabrous below, pustulate-papillose above ..."

4. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1912)
"abdomen distinctly pustulate and regularly arranged, four in a row. Equidistant on each side of the row, close to the posterior margin of the segment is an ..."

5. Notes on Some Fijian Insects by Frederick Muir (1906)
"Pale yellowish-cinereous; vertex with four not perfectly defined blackish spots; frons pustulate, irregularly, blackish outside the oval keel, ..."

6. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"... the lower strongly i-nerved, hispid-ciliate, petiolar portion about as long as the sparsely pustulate-hispid and finely and intricately pubescent blade: ..."

7. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1916)
"This species has a pustulate apex and a parietal tooth. The genitalia (fig. 10) of a specimen in the collection of the Academy, No. 90722, Of» from Calera, ..."

8. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"On focussing through the pustulate envelope the ... A little later the pustulate envelope is shed and the complete, pure white pupa of the ..."

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