Farctate Farc"tate, a. [L. farctus, p. p. of farcire. See {Farce}, v. t.] (Bot.) Stuffed; filled solid; as, a farctate leaf, stem, or pericarp; -- opposed to tubular or hollow. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • farctate — ˈfärkˌtāt adjective Etymology: Latin farctus (past participle of farcire to stuff) + English ate of the stipe of certain fungi : having the center solid but softer in consistency than the peripheral layers * * * farctate, a. Bot. (ˈfɑːkteɪt) [f.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • farctate — a filled or solid structure, as opposed to one that is tubular or hollow …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • farctate — adj. [L. farctus, filled] Fully filled; distended; to swell out …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • farctate — farc·tate …   English syllables

  • farctate — The state of being stuffed with food (overeating) …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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