Meaning of plicatulate in English:

plicatulate

Pronunciation /plɪˈkeɪtjʊlət/ /plʌɪˈkeɪtjʊlət/ /plɪˈkeɪtʃʊlət/

adjective

rare Geology Biology
  • Minutely plicate; having narrow, closely spaced folds or ridges.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From classical Latin plicātus plicate + -ul-, probably ultimately after Latin diminutive formations + -ate.