Definition of penicillate in English:
Having, forming, or resembling a small tuft or tufts of hair.
- Brush mice have large ears, and are 7 to 9 inches long including a tufted (penicillate) tail which is slightly longer than their body.
- The most characteristic feature of the genus is the distinctive erect, often densely penicillate conidiophores with phialides which bear slimy, one-celled hyaline to green, smooth-walled conidia in heads or columns.
Definition of penicillate in:
- US English dictionary
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