Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Marked with many shallow depressions, grooves, or pits.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany and zoology, furrowed or pitted; having small pits or furrows; specifically, in entomology, having well-defined deep and rounded depressions which are larger than punctures; foveate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Having numerous small, shallow depressions or hollows; pitted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Having numerous small, shallow depressions or hollows; pitted.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin scrobiculus, diminutive of scrobis, trench; see sker- in Indo-European roots + –ate.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin scrobiculus, diminutive of scrobis a ditch or trench.

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