Turbinated
Turbinate Tur"bi*nate, Turbinated Tur"bi*na`ted, a. [L. turbinatus, turbo, turben, -inis, a whirl, top.] 1. Whirling in the manner of a top. [1913 Webster]

A spiral and turbinated motion of the whole. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Shaped like a top, or inverted cone; narrow at the base, and broad at the apex; as, a turbinated ovary, pericarp, or root. [1913 Webster]

3. (Anat.) Turbinal. [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) Spiral with the whorls decreasing rapidly from a large base to a pointed apex; -- said of certain shells. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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