Lobate Lo"bate, Lobated Lo"ba*ted, a. [See {Lobe}.] 1. (Bot.) Consisting of, or having, lobes; lobed; as, a lobate leaf. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having lobes; -- said of the tails of certain fishes having the integument continued to the bases of the fin rays. (b) Furnished with membranous flaps, as the toes of a coot. See Illust. (m) under {Aves}. [1913 Webster]

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  • lobate — (adj.) having lobes, 1760, from Mod.L. lobatus, from lobus (see LOBE (Cf. lobe)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lobate — [lō′bāt΄] adj. [ModL lobatus] having or formed into a lobe or lobes lobately adv …   English World dictionary

  • lobate — also lobated adjective Etymology: New Latin lobatus, from Late Latin lobus Date: circa 1760 1. lobed 2. resembling a lobe • lobation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lobate — with lobes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • lobate — adj. [Gr. lobos, lobe] Provided with lobes; lobed …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lobate — lobately, adv. /loh bayt/, adj. 1. having a lobe or lobes; lobed. 2. having the form of a lobe. 3. Ornith. noting or pertaining to a foot in which the individual toes have membranous flaps along the sides. Also, lobated. [1750 60; < NL lobatus.… …   Universalium

  • lobate — adjective a) lobed. b) Resembling a lobe …   Wiktionary

  • lobate — 1. Divided into lobes. 2. Lobe shaped; denoting a bacterial colony with a deeply undulate margin. SYN: lobose, lobous. * * * lo·bate lō .bāt also lo·bat·ed .bāt əd adj 1) having lobes 2) resembling a lobe lo·ba·tion lō bā shən …   Medical dictionary

  • lobate — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. divided, lobular, globular; see round 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • lobate — adj. lobed, having lobes; resembling a lobe, shaped like a lobe …   English contemporary dictionary

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