Capreolate
Capreolate Cap"re*o*late, a. [L. capreolus wild goat, tendril, fr.caper goat: cf. F. capr['e]ol['e].] (Bot.) Having a tendril or tendrils. [1913 Webster]

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  • capreolate — [kap′rē ə lāt΄, kə prē′ə lit] adj. [< L capreolus, tendril, wild goat (see CAPRIOLE: fig. meaning in L from hornlike appearance of tendrils) + ATE1] Bot. having tendrils …   English World dictionary

  • capreolate — /kap ree euh layt , keuh pree /, adj. Biol. having or resembling tendrils. [1730 40; < L capreol(us) roe deer, vine tendril (appar. from the tendrillike shape of the deer s horn; see CAPRIOLE) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • capreolate — /ˈkæpriəˌleɪt/ (say kapreeuh.layt), /kəˈpri / (say kuh pree ) adjective 1. Botany having tendrils. 2. Anatomy resembling tendrils. {Latin capreolus tendril + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • capreolate —   a. having tendrils …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • capreolate — /kap ree euh layt , keuh pree /, adj. Biol. having or resembling tendrils. [1730 40; L capreol(us) roe deer, vine tendril (appar. from the tendrillike shape of the deer s horn; see CAPRIOLE) + ATE1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • capreolat — capreolát adj. m., pl. capreoláţi; f. sg. capreolátă, pl. capreoláte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CAPREOLÁ//T capreolattă (capreolatţi, capreolatte) bot. 1) (despre un organ) Care are aspect de cârcel. 2) (despre… …   Dicționar Român

  • capreolato — pl.m. capreolati sing.f. capreolata pl.f. capreolate …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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