from The Century Dictionary.
- To form or become a papilla.
- To cover with papillæ; place papillæ on.
- Formed into a papilla; papillary or papilliform.
- Studded with papillæ; papilliferous; papillary; in botany, covered with papillæ, or ending in a papilla. Also
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- verb To cover with papillæ; to take the form of a papilla, or of papillæ.
- adjective Same as
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- adjective covered in
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective resembling or covered with papillae
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In some leaves the cuticle is very thick and even papillate as in the leaves of _Aristida setacea_ and _Panicum repens_ whilst in others it is very thin, as in the leaves of _Panicum colonum_ and _P. fluitans_.
Above stairs, more than one head _en papillate_ took a furtive peep between the curtains; and the butler of the family, in corduroys and a fur cap, was weeding turnips in the lawn before the door.