\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|melə̇t, -me(ˌ)lāt\ adjective
Etymology: New Latin columella + English -ate
: possessing or forming a columella

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columellate, a.
[f. columella + -ate2. Cf. F. columellé.]
Possessing a columella.
in Syd. Soc. Lex.

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