ecarinate
adj. [Gr. ek, out of; L. carina, keel]
Without a keel or carina.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • ecarinate — (ˈ)ē+ adjective Etymology: e + carinate biology : being without a carina or keel * * * /ee kar euh nayt /, adj. Bot., Zool. having no carina or keel. [E + CARINATE] * * * ecarinate, a. Bot. (ɪˈkærɪnət) [f. e 3 + L …   Useful english dictionary

  • ecarinate — /ee kar euh nayt /, adj. Bot., Zool. having no carina or keel. [E + CARINATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • e|car|i|nate — «ee KAR uh nayt», adjective. without a carina or keel; not carinate: »an ecarinate bird …   Useful english dictionary

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