Cirrate \Cir"rate\, a. [L. cirratus having ringlets, fr. cirrus a curl.] (Zo["o]l.) Having cirri along the margin of a part or organ. [1913 Webster]

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  • cirrate — [sir′āt΄] adj. [L cirratus < cirrus, a curl] Biol. having cirri …   English World dictionary

  • cirrate — adj. [L. cirrus, curl] Having curls or cirri …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cirrate — /sir ayt/, adj. Bot., Zool. having cirri. [1820 30; < L cirratus, equiv. to cirr(us) a curl + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cirrate — adjective Of, pertaining to, or fringed with cirri …   Wiktionary

  • cirrate — cir·rate …   English syllables

  • cirrate — /ˈsɪreɪt/ (say sirayt) adjective having cirri. {Latin cirrātus curled, from cirrus curl} …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • cirrate — ˈsiˌrāt, rə̇t adjective Etymology: Latin cirratus having ringlets, from cirrus curl + atus ate 1. : bearing a cirrus 2. : curled like a cirrus used especially of a leaf tipped with a tendril …   Useful english dictionary

  • cirrate antenna — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) An antenna with very long curved lateral branches, with or without fringes of hair; a pectinate antenna; see plumose …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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