adj. [L. lituus, augur\'s staff]
Being forked with prongs outwardly curving.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Lituate — Lit u*ate (l[i^]t u*[asl]t; 135), a. [See {Lituus}.] (Bot.) Forked, with the points slightly curved outward. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lituate — ˈlichəwə̇t, usu ə̇d.+V adjective Etymology: Latin lituus crooked staff carried by augurs + English ate more at lith botany : forked with the points turned slightly outward lituate fungi * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • lituate — lit·u·ate …   English syllables

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