Orbiculate leaf
Orbiculate Or*bic"u*late, Orbiculated Or*bic"u*la`ted, a. [L. orbiculatus. See {Orbicular}.] Made, or being, in the form of an orb; having a circular, or nearly circular, or a spheroidal, outline. [1913 Webster]

{Orbiculate leaf} (Bot.), a leaf whose outline is nearly circular. [1913 Webster]


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  • orbiculate leaf — noun circular or nearly circular leaf • Hypernyms: ↑simple leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orbiculate — Or*bic u*late, Orbiculated Or*bic u*la ted, a. [L. orbiculatus. See {Orbicular}.] Made, or being, in the form of an orb; having a circular, or nearly circular, or a spheroidal, outline. [1913 Webster] {Orbiculate leaf} (Bot.), a leaf whose… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orbiculate — adjective Date: circa 1760 circular or nearly circular in outline < an orbiculate leaf > see leaf illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • orbiculate — adj. Bot. (of a leaf etc.) almost circular …   Useful english dictionary

  • simple leaf — noun a leaf that is not divided into parts • Hypernyms: ↑leaf, ↑leafage, ↑foliage • Hyponyms: ↑acerate leaf, ↑needle, ↑acuminate leaf, ↑cordate leaf, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orbiculated — Orbiculate Or*bic u*late, Orbiculated Or*bic u*la ted, a. [L. orbiculatus. See {Orbicular}.] Made, or being, in the form of an orb; having a circular, or nearly circular, or a spheroidal, outline. [1913 Webster] {Orbiculate leaf} (Bot.), a leaf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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