Definition of Cupulate

1. Adjective. Shaped like (or supporting) a cupule.

Exact synonyms: Cupular
Similar to: Concave
Derivative terms: Cupule, Cupule



Definition of Cupulate

1. a. Having or bearing cupules; cupuliferous.

Definition of Cupulate

1. Adjective. Cup-shaped. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cupulate

1. cup-shaped [adj]

Medical Definition of Cupulate

1. 1. Relating to a cupula. 2. Dome-shaped. Synonym: cupulate, cupuliform. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cupulate

cups of joe
cups of tea
cupset
cupsets
cupsful
cupula
cupula cochleae
cupula cristae ampullaris
cupula of cochlea
cupula pleurae
cupulae
cupular
cupular blind sac
cupular caecum of the cochlear duct
cupular part of epitympanic recess
cupulate (current term)
cupule
cupules
cupuliferous
cupuliform
cupuliform cataract
cupulogram
cupulolithiasis
cupwise
cur
curabilities
curability
curable
curableness
curablenesses

Literary usage of Cupulate

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1. Synoptical Flora of North America by Asa Gray, Sereno Watson (1897)
"Flowers 4-merous and mostly perfect : disk cupulate, united with the base of the ovary, the margin 4-lobed : tendrils mostly strong : foliage in ours thick ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"... crowded in annular groups 3-6 mm. across, on larger discolored spots, cupulate, 0.2-0.4 nun. in diameter, ..."

3. Pittonia by Edward Lee Greene (1905)
"Any one who can read Scheele's characterization of the species must see that it had cupulate nutlets; and Gray cited it as a synonym of his var. ..."

4. North American Flora by New York Botanical Garden (1905)
"... inflorescence cymose with strongly ascending branches ; hypanthium cupulate, in fruit 3 mm. wide, glandular puberulent and slightly silky-pilose; ..."

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