Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with foramina; cribrate; ethmoid.

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Examples

  • Salmigondinois, who shall not, for a day or two at least before, be permitted to culbut and foraminate onocrotalwise, that there remain not in all his vessels to write a Greek Y.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • He was to be commended; therefore do I promise, that from henceforth no malefactor shall by justice be executed within my jurisdiction of Salmigondinois, who shall not, for a day or two at least before, be permitted to culbut and foraminate onocrotalwise, that there remain not in all his vessels to write

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 3

  • ROBERTSON: Listen to the instructor as he shares one of the many steps in the complicated manufacture of mercury foraminate, one component in the detonators: "Let me mention that this nitric is locally made.

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