Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Bearing, covered with or resembling papillae; papillary, papillate

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered with, or bearing, papillæ; resembling papillæ; papillate; papillar; papillary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of papillæ; papilliferous; popular; pimply; warty: used loosely of many studded or bossed surfaces scarcely coming within the technical definition of papillate.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or resembling papilla

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.