Spathal
Spathal Spa"thal, a. (Bot.) Furnished with a spathe; as, spathal flowers. --Howitt. [1913 Webster]

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  • spathal — ˈspāthəl, th adjective Etymology: spathe + al : spathaceous * * * spathal, a. Bot. (ˈspeɪðəl) [f. next or spatha.] ‘Furnished with a spathe; as, spathal flowers.’ Webster (citing Howitt) …   Useful english dictionary

  • spathal — spath·al …   English syllables

  • Spathaceous — Spa*tha ceous, a. (Bot.) Having a spathe; resembling a spathe; spathal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spathose — Spath ose , a. [See {Spathe}.] (Bot.) Having a spathe; resembling a spathe; spatheceous; spathal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spathe —   n. large sheath like bract or leaf, as of arum plant.    ♦ spathaceous,    ♦ spathal,    ♦ spathose,    ♦ spathous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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