petiolate
adjective Date: circa 1753 having a stalk or petiole

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  • Petiolate — Pet i*o*late, Petiolated Pet i*o*la ted, a. (Bot. & Zo[ o]l.) Having a stalk or petiole; as, a petioleate leaf; the petiolated abdomen of certain Hymenoptera. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • petiolate — [pet′ē ō lāt΄] adj. [< PETIOLE + ATE1] Biol. having a stalk or petiole …   English World dictionary

  • petiolate — /pet ee euh layt /, adj. Bot., Zool. having a petiole or peduncle. Also, petiolated. [1745 55; < NL petiolatus. See PETIOLE, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • petiolate — pet·i·o·late (petґe o lāt) having a stalk or petiole …   Medical dictionary

  • petiolate — petɪəʊlÉ™t , leɪt adj. having a petiole, having a leafstalk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • petiolate —   Having or resembling a petiole.   Cf. sessile …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • petiolate — pet·i·o·late …   English syllables

  • petiolate — pet•i•o•late [[t]ˈpɛt i əˌleɪt[/t]] also pet′i•o•lat ed adj. zool. bot having a petiole or peduncle • Etymology: 1745–55; < NL petiolātus. See petiole, ate I …   From formal English to slang

  • petiolate — /ˈpɛtiəleɪt/ (say peteeuhlayt), / lət/ (say luht) adjective Zoology, Botany having a petiole or peduncle. Also, petiolated …   Australian English dictionary

  • petiolate — …   Useful english dictionary

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