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Sulcate

Sulcate \Sul"cate\, Sulcated \Sul"ca*ted\, a. [L. sulcatus, p. p. of sulcare to furrow, fr. sulcus a furrow.] Scored with deep and regular furrows; furrowed or grooved; as, a sulcated stem.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

sulcate

"furrowed, grooved," 1760, from Latin sulcatus, past participle of sulcare "to make furrowed," from sulcus "furrow, trench, ditch" (see sulcus).

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sulcate

a. Having deep, narrow sulcus, grooves or furrows.

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sulcate

adj. having deep narrow furrows or grooves