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Definition of "cupular" []

  • Cup-shaped; resembling a small cup.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "cupular" in a sentence
  • "The _spikelets_ are solitary or binate, dorsally compressed, pale green or reddish, very shortly pedicelled, 1/4 to 5/16 inch long inclusive of the short awn, pedicel is cupular at the tip."
  • "DD. Joints of rachis and pedicels of upper spikelets clavate or trumpet-shaped and tips cupular with toothed margins."
  • "The _spikelets_ are very small, 1/16 inch long, turned all to one side and closely packed in two rows, oblong or oval-oblong, obtuse or subacute, softly hairy, pale green or purplish, with very short pedicels which are pubescent with a few long hairs towards the thickened cupular tips."
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