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- adj. furnished or covered with papillae
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, same as papillate.
- In entomology, bearing one or more fleshy excrescences: specifically applied to the abdomen when two soft fleshy organs can be protruded from behind the penultimate segment, secreting a milky fluid, and yielding a strong unpleasant odor, as in certain Staphylinidæ.
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