spathulate
adjective Etymology: Late Latin spathula, spatula spatula Date: 1821 spatulate <
spathulate petals of a flower
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  • Spathulate — Spath u*late, a. See {Spatulate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spathulate — [spath′yoo lit] adj. SPATULATE (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • spathulate — Spatulate Spat u*late, a. [NL. spatulatus.] (Nat. Hist.) Shaped like spatula, or like a battledoor, being roundish, with a long, narrow, linear base. [Also written {spathulate}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spathulate — ˈspathyələ̇t, ˌlāt adjective Etymology: Late Latin spathula, spatula + English ate more at epaulet : spatulate spathulate petals of a flower …   Useful english dictionary

  • spathulate — see spatulate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • spathulate — /spath yeuh lit, layt /, adj. Chiefly Bot. spatulate. * * * …   Universalium

  • spathulate — [ spatjʊlət] adjective Botany & Zoology variant spelling of spatulate …   English new terms dictionary

  • spathulate — spath·u·late …   English syllables

  • spathulate — /ˈspæθjələt/ (say spathyuhluht) adjective Botany → spatulate (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Nepenthes spathulata — A lower pitcher of Nepenthes spathulata Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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