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  • adj. having the properties or appearance of a papilla (nipple)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a papilla or papillæ; bearing, or covered with, papillæ; papillose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a papilla; papilliform; of or pertaining to papillæ.
  • In entomology, rounded at the tip, and often somewhat constricted near the base: applied to thick processes.
  • Provided with papillæ; papillate; consisting of papillæ; papillose: as, the papillary layer of the skin; the papillary surface of the tongue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or resembling papilla

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