faveolate fa*ve"o*late, a. [L. favus honeycomb.] Honeycomb; having cavities or cells, somewhat resembling those of a honeycomb; alveolate; favose. [1913 Webster]

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  • faveolate — [fə vē′ə lit΄, fə vē′əlāt΄] adj. [< ModL faveolus, dim. of L favus, honeycomb] honeycombed; containing cells; alveolate …   English World dictionary

  • faveolate — adjective pitted with cell like cavities (as a honeycomb) • Syn: ↑alveolate, ↑cavitied, ↑honeycombed, ↑pitted • Similar to: ↑cellular • Derivationally related forms: ↑alveolus …   Useful english dictionary

  • faveolate — adj. [L. favus, honeycomb] Pitted; having depressions or cells resembling a honeycomb; favose …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • faveolate — /feuh vee euh layt , lit/, adj. honeycombed; alveolate; pitted. [1865 70; FAVEOL(US) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • faveolate — Pitted. * * * fa·ve·o·late fə vē ə lət, .lāt adj having cavities like a honeycomb: ALVEOLATE * * * fa·ve·o·late (fa veґo lāt) alveolate …   Medical dictionary

  • faveolate — adj. resembling a honeycomb, separated into small cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • faveolate — a. (Bot.) Alveolate, cellular, favose, favgainous, honeycombed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • faveolate — fa·ve·o·late …   English syllables

  • faveolate — /fəˈviəleɪt/ (say fuh veeuhlayt), / lət/ (say luht) adjective honeycombed; alveolate; pitted. {New Latin faveolus (diminutive of Latin favus honeycomb) + ate1} …  

  • faveolate —   a. honey combed.    ♦ faviform, a. honeycomb like …   Dictionary of difficult words

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