Lunulate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Lunulate (Bot. & Zoöl) Resembling a small crescent.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lunulate Shaped like a new moon; narrowly crescented.
    • lunulate In zoology, having one or several small crescentic markings.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Lunulate (bot.) shaped like a small crescent
    • Lunulate . See Lunar.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Lunula

Usage

In literature:

Lunulate: a line, when made up of a series of small lunules.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
This is a ridiculous attempt, which defies description, except that it is all about lunules.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
Legs deep rufous; antennae black; the club beneath and lunule round the eye straw-coloured.
"Zoological Illustrations, Volume I" by William Swainson
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