Definition of vermiculate in English:

vermiculate

Syllabification: ver·mic·u·late
Pronunciation: /vərˈmikyəˌlāt, -lət
 
/

adjective

1 Another term for vermicular.
More example sentences
  • A very loose soil medium, augmented with vermiculate, or even orchid fir bark suits them all right.
  • They were germinated axenically in jars containing vermiculate wetted with culture medium of Ingestad.
2 another term for vermiculated.
More example sentences
  • Ridges fuse to form a vermiculate to irregularly and incompletely reticulate pattern.

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin vermiculatus, past participle of vermiculari 'be full of worms' (see vermicular).

Definition of vermiculate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day keek
Pronunciation: kiːk
verb
peep surreptitiously