from The Century Dictionary.

  • Shaped like or resembling a cupule; cupular.


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  • The very common bushy plant with thorns and ligulate leaves which commences to appear about Hazaribagh and continues in abundance throughout the sandy north-west, is, judging from its fruit, which is a moniliform legume -- a Papilionacea; the fruit are borne by the short spine-terminated branches: the stalk of the pod is surrounded for the most part by a cupuliform membranous calyx.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries


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  • JM wants a cupuliform appendage to save on washing up.

    August 17, 2009