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- 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
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The blossom is normal as to the proper perianth, except that the labellum is unusually papillose, bearded almost to the base.