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  • n. Plural form of vermiculation.

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Examples

  • DESCRIPTIONBrook trout differ from all other species of Salvelinus also species of Oncorhynchus and Salmo by wavy, pale yellow markings called vermiculations on the dorsal surface and on the dorsal fin.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Later studies left no doubt that the “silver trout” of Dublin Pond was a highly specialized form of brook trout, although it lacked the diagnostic vermiculations wavy markings on its dorsal surface.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • I can gather the idea that the hand was n't inured to hard labor, and that it was a rather long and slender one, it closed so powerfully upon the drippings that the pattern of little lines -- the vermiculations which differentiate one man's hand from everybody else's -- is merely a blur.

    The Paternoster Ruby

  • From a blue horizon, dulled and almost obliterated by long, jagged layers of steely clouds, came the ceaseless rush of deep-chested waves, as even, as fascinating as the vermiculations of a serpent.

    Dan Merrithew

  • As a matter of fact its narrow ornate facade presented not a single quiet space the eyes might rest on after a tiring attempt to follow and codify the arabesques, foliations, and intricate vermiculations of what some disrespectfully dubbed as

    The Younger Set

  • Going up, the floors above were found to have a very irregular surface, rising to ridges, sinking into valleys; and being just then uncarpeted, the face of the boards was seen to be eaten into innumerable vermiculations.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • 'grey' here is extremely smooth with none of the vermiculations typical of Gadwall.

    10,000 Birds

  • Then I asked him why a man of his standing and ability in this community didn't frustrate that unprincipled creature's vermiculations toward him, by marrying you, at once. "

    A Daughter of the Land

  • The wood of the _enzina_ when old, is curiously chambletted, and embroider’d with natural vermiculations, as if it were painted.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

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