Definition of bullate in English:

bullate

Line breaks: bul|late
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊleɪt
 
/

adjective

Botany
  • Covered with rounded swellings like blisters.
    More example sentences
    • Adult leaf: often entire, mid-green blade, involute, slightly bullate and crinkled, very little pigment in the veins.
    • The distinguishing characteristic of this species is the extremely bullate leaves.
    • Paranephelius is composed of acaulescent herbs with showy, yellow capitula, sessile in the center of a basal rosette of leaves, often with bullate leaf surfaces.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Latin bullatus, from Latin bulla 'bubble'.

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