Costellate Cos*tel"late (k?s-t?l"l?t), a. [L. costa rib.] Finely ribbed or costated. [1913 Webster]

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  • costellate — adj. [L. dim. costa, rib] Bearing costellae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • costellate — coˈstellate, a. rare 0. [dim. of costate, as if f. L. *costella, dim. of costa rib.] ‘Finely ribbed or costated’ (Webster 1864) …   Useful english dictionary

  • costellato — pl.m. costellati sing.f. costellata pl.f. costellate …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • costal —   a. pertaining to ribs.    ♦ costard, n. ribbed variety of apple.    ♦ costate, a. having ribs; ridged.    ♦ costalgia, n. pain in ribs.    ♦ costectomy, n. removal of rib.    ♦ costellate, a. finely ribbed …   Dictionary of difficult words

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