Definitions

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

  • adjective Having narrow, deep furrows or grooves, as a stem or tissue.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Furrowed; grooved; having long narrowed depressions, shallow fissures, or open channels; channeled or fluted; cleft, as the hoof of a ruminant; fissured, as the surface of the brain.
  • To plow; furrow.

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

  • adjective Scored with deep and regular furrows; furrowed or grooved.

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

  • adjective Having deep, narrow sulci, grooves or furrows

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having deep narrow furrows or grooves

Etymologies

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

[Latin sulcātus, past participle of sulcāre, to furrow, from sulcus, furrow.]

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