What does vermiculate mean?

Definitions for vermiculatevərˈmɪk yəˌleɪt; -lɪt, -ˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vermiculate, worm-eaten, wormy(adj)

    infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms

  2. vermicular, vermiculate, vermiculated(verb)

    decorated with wormlike tracery or markings

    "vermicular (or vermiculated) stonework"

  3. vermiculate(verb)

    decorate with wavy or winding lines


  1. vermiculate(Verb)

    to decorate with lines resembling the tracks of worms

  2. vermiculate(Adjective)

    Like a worm; resembling a worm.

  3. vermiculate(Adjective)


  4. Origin: From vermiculatus, past participle of vermiculor, from vermiculus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vermiculate(verb)

    to form or work, as by inlaying, with irregular lines or impressions resembling the tracks of worms, or appearing as if formed by the motion of worms

  2. Vermiculate(adj)

    wormlike in shape; covered with wormlike elevations; marked with irregular fine lines of color, or with irregular wavy impressed lines like worm tracks; as, a vermiculate nut

  3. Vermiculate(adj)

    crawling or creeping like a worm; hence, insinuating; sophistical

  4. Origin: [L. vermiculatus inlaid so as to resemble the tracks of worms, p. p. of vermiculari to be full of worms, vermiculus a little worm. See Vermicular.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vermiculate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vermiculate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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