Unicostate
Unicostate U`ni*cos"tate, a. [Uni- + costate.] (Bot.) Having a single rib or strong nerve running upward from the base; -- said of a leaf. [1913 Webster]

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  • unicostate — [yo͞o΄nə käs′tāt΄] adj. Bot. having only one main rib: said of a leaf …   English World dictionary

  • unicostate — /yooh ni kos tayt, kaw stayt/, adj. 1. having only one costa, rib, or ridge. 2. Bot. (of a leaf) having only one primary or prominent rib, the midrib. [1840 50; UNI + COSTATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • unicostate — /juniˈkɒsteɪt/ (say yoohnee kostayt) adjective having only one costa, rib, or ridge …   Australian English dictionary

  • unicostate — /yooh ni kos tayt, kaw stayt/, adj. 1. having only one costa, rib, or ridge. 2. Bot. (of a leaf) having only one primary or prominent rib, the midrib. [1840 50; UNI + COSTATE] * * * unicosˈtāte adjective (L costa rib) one ribbed • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

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