Ligulated
Ligulate Lig"u*late (l[i^]g"[-u]*l[asl]t), Ligulated Lig"u*la`ted (l[i^]g"[-u]*l[=a]`t[e^]d), a. [Cf. F. ligul['e]. See {Ligule}, and cf. {Lingulate}.] 1. (Bot.) Like a bandage, or strap; strap-shaped. [1913 Webster]

2. Composed of ligules. [1913 Webster]

{Ligulate flower}, a species of compound flower, the florets of which have their corollets flat, spreading out toward the end, with the base only tubular. [1913 Webster]


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  • ligulated — lig·u·lat·ed …   English syllables

  • ligulated — ād.ə̇d adjective Etymology: Latin & New Latin ligula + English ate + ed : ligulate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ligulate — Lig u*late (l[i^]g [ u]*l[asl]t), Ligulated Lig u*la ted (l[i^]g [ u]*l[=a] t[e^]d), a. [Cf. F. ligul[ e]. See {Ligule}, and cf. {Lingulate}.] 1. (Bot.) Like a bandage, or strap; strap shaped. [1913 Webster] 2. Composed of ligules. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ligulate flower — Ligulate Lig u*late (l[i^]g [ u]*l[asl]t), Ligulated Lig u*la ted (l[i^]g [ u]*l[=a] t[e^]d), a. [Cf. F. ligul[ e]. See {Ligule}, and cf. {Lingulate}.] 1. (Bot.) Like a bandage, or strap; strap shaped. [1913 Webster] 2. Composed of ligules. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ligulate — /lig yeuh lit, layt /, adj. 1. having or forming a ligula. 2. having the shape of a strap. Also, ligulated /lig yeuh lay tid/. [1745 55; LIGUL(A) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

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