adjective Etymology: New Latin saccatus, from Latin saccus Date: 1830 having the form of a sac or pouch <
saccate pollen grains

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  • Saccate — Sac cate, a. [NL. saccatus, fr. L. saccus a sack, bag.] 1. (Biol.) Having the form of a sack or pouch; furnished with a sack or pouch, as a petal. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the {Saccata}, a suborder of ctenophores having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saccate — [sak′āt] adj. [ML saccatus < L saccus: see SACK1] 1. shaped like a sac; pouchlike 2. having a sac …   English World dictionary

  • saccate — sac like …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • saccate — adj. [L. saccus, bag] Sac shaped; gibbous or inflated at one end …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • saccate — /sak it, ayt/, adj. having a sac or the form of a sac. [1820 30; < NL saccatus, equiv. to sacc(us) SACK1 + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • saccate — adjective a) Shaped like a pouch or sac. b) Having a pouch or sac …   Wiktionary

  • saccate — Relating to a sac. [L. saccus, sac] * * * sac·cate sak .āt adj having the form of a sac or pouch * * * sac·cate (sakґāt) [L. saccatus] 1. saccular. 2. contained in a sac …   Medical dictionary

  • saccate — adj. having a sac; resembling a sac …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saccate — [ sakeɪt] adjective Botany dilated to form a sac …   English new terms dictionary

  • saccate — sac·cate …   English syllables

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