Plicate Pli"cate, Plicated Pli"ca*ted, a. [L. plicatus, p. p. of plicare to fold.] Plaited; folded like a fan; as, a plicate leaf. -- {Pli"cate*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • plicately — See plicate. * * * …   Universalium

  • plicately — plaɪkeɪtlɪ adv. in a pleated manner, in a folded manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plicately — pli·cate·ly …   English syllables

  • plicately — adverb see plicate II …   Useful english dictionary

  • plicate — plicately, adv. plicateness, n. adj. /pluy kayt, kit/; v. /pluy kayt/, adj., v., plicated, plicating. adj. 1. Also, plicated. folded like a fan; pleated. v.t. 2. Surg. to perform plication on. [1690 1700; < L plicatus, ptp. of plicare to fold,… …   Universalium

  • plicateness — See plicately. * * * …   Universalium

  • Clavus clara — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Gastropod …   Wikipedia

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  • plicate — /ˈplaɪkeɪt/ (say pluykayt) adjective folded like a fan; pleated. Also, plicated. {Latin plicātus, past participle, folded} –plicately, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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