Meaning of punctulation in English:

punctulation

Pronunciation /ˌpʌŋ(k)tʃʊˈleɪʃn/ /ˌpʌŋ(k)tjʊˈleɪʃn/

noun

Zoology
  • The condition of being punctulate; minute punctation. Also : (each of) the tiny dots or puncta on a punctulate object or surface.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Herschel (1738–1822), musician and astronomer. From punctule or its etymon classical Latin punctulum + -ation.