Cupule vs Cupulate - What's the difference?

cupule | cupulate |


As a noun cupule

is any small structure shaped like a cup, such as at the base of an acorn, or the sucker on the feet of some flies.

As an adjective cupulate is

cup-shaped.

cupule

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any small structure shaped like a cup, such as at the base of an acorn, or the sucker on the feet of some flies
  • cupulate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Cup-shaped.
  • Having or bearing cupules; cupuliferous.