Ecostate \E*cos"tate\, a. [Pref. e- + costate.] (Bot.) Having no ribs or nerves; -- said of a leaf. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • ecostate — ecos·tate (e kosґtāt) [e without + costa] ribless; without ribs …   Medical dictionary

  • ecostate — (ˈ)ē+ adjective Etymology: e + costate of a leaf : having no midvein …   Useful english dictionary

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