Definition of testiculate in English:


Syllabification: tes·tic·u·late
Pronunciation: /teˈstikyəlit


  • (Especially of the twin tubers of some orchids) shaped like a pair of testicles.
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    • Many species of Orchis possess testiculate or twin tubers.
    • The word ‘orchid’ derives from the Greek term orchis, in reference to the testiculate bulbs or tubers of orchids.


mid 18th century: from late Latin testiculatus, from testiculus (see testicle).

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