Umbonate
Umbonate Um"bo*nate, Umbonated Um"bo*na`ted, a. [NL. umbonatus. See {Umbo}.] Having a conical or rounded projection or protuberance, like a boss. [1913 Webster]

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  • umbonate — /um beuh nit, nayt /, adj. 1. having an umbo or projecting boss. 2. shaped like an umbo; having a rounded convex form: an umbonate fungus. [1820 30; < L umbon (s. of umbo; see UMBO) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • umbonate — adjective see umbo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • umbonate — adjective Having an umbo …   Wiktionary

  • umbonate — um·bo·nate (umґbo nāt) [L. umbo a knob] knoblike; buttonlike; having a buttonlike, raised center …   Medical dictionary

  • umbonate — adj. having an umbo, having a protuberance or protruding portion; having a rounded protruding form …   English contemporary dictionary

  • umbonate — um·bo·nate …   English syllables

  • umbonate — /ˈʌmbənət/ (say umbuhnuht), / neɪt/ (say nayt) adjective 1. boss like. 2. having an umbo or boss. Also, umbonal. {Latin umbōn , stem of umbō boss + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • umbonate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • obtusely umbonate — adjective Having a broad and non pointy umbo …   Wiktionary

  • Umbonated — Umbonate Um bo*nate, Umbonated Um bo*na ted, a. [NL. umbonatus. See {Umbo}.] Having a conical or rounded projection or protuberance, like a boss. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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