Spathed
Spathed \Spathed\, a. (Bot.) Having a spathe or calyx like a sheath. [1913 Webster]

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  • spathed — āthd, atht adjective : having a spathe * * * spathaceous /spə thāˈshəs/ or spathed /spādhd/ adjective Having a spathe • • • Main Entry: ↑spathe * * * spathed «spaythd», adjective. having or surrounded by a spathe …   Useful english dictionary

  • spathe — spathed, adj. /spaydh/, n. Bot. a bract or pair of bracts, often large and colored, subtending or enclosing a spadix or flower cluster. [1775 85; < L spatha < Gk spáthe blade, sword, stem; cf. SPADE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • spathe — [[t]speɪð[/t]] n. bot a bract, often large and colored, enclosing a spadix or spike of flowers • Etymology: 1775–85; < L spatha < Gk spáthē blade, sword, stem; cf. spade II spathed, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • spathe — /speɪð/ (say spaydh) noun (in a plant) a bract or pair of bracts, often large and coloured, subtending or enclosing a spadix or flower cluster. See spadix. {Greek: sword blade} –spathed, adjective –spathose /ˈspeɪθoʊs/ (say spaythohs), /ˈspæ /… …   Australian English dictionary

  • arum —   n. large spathed plant, called cuckoo pint or lords and ladies .    ♦ arum lily, calla lily …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • spathe — [spāth] n. [ModL spatha < L, a flat blade: see SPADE2] a large, leaflike part or pair of such parts enclosing a flower cluster (esp. a spadix) spathed [spāthd] adj …   English World dictionary

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