Capitellate Cap`i*tel"late (k[a^]p`[i^]*t[e^]l"l[asl]t), a. [L. capitellum, dim. of caput head.] (Bot.) Having a very small knoblike termination, or collected into minute capitula. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • capitellate — cap·i·tel·late …   English syllables

  • capitellate — |kapə|telə̇t, ˌlāt adjective Etymology: New Latin capitellum + English ate 1. botany : having a very small knoblike termination 2. botany : collected into small capitula …   Useful english dictionary

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