• (British, America) IPA: /ˈpʌl.jʊ.leɪt/

pullulate (pullulates, present participle pullulating; past and past participle pullulated)

  1. To multiply rapidly.
  2. To germinate.
  3. To teem; to be filled (with).
    • 1945, Evelyn Waugh, chapter 1, in Brideshead Revisited […], 3rd edition, London: Chapman & Hall, OCLC 54130892 ↗, book 1 (Et in Arcadia Ego), page 22 ↗:
      I must say the whole of Oxford has become most peculiar suddenly. Last night it was pullulating with women.
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  • Russian: размножаться
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  • Russian: кишеть

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