umbellate
adjective Date: 1760 1. bearing, consisting of, or arranged in umbels 2. resembling an umbel in form

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  • Umbellate — Um bel*late, Umbellated Um bel*la ted, a. [NL. umbellatus.] (Bot.) Bearing umbels; pertaining to an umbel; umbel like; as, umbellate plants or flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • umbellate — [um′bə lit, um′bəlāt΄] adj. [ModL umbellatus] having, consisting of, resembling, or forming an umbel or umbels: also umbellated umbellately adv …   English World dictionary

  • umbellate — umbel ► NOUN Botany ▪ a flower cluster in which stalks spring from a common centre and form a flat or curved surface. DERIVATIVES umbellate adjective. ORIGIN Latin umbella sunshade …   English terms dictionary

  • umbellate — umbellar, umbellated, adj. umbellately, adv. /um beuh lit, layt , um bel it/, adj. having or forming an umbel or umbels. [1750 60; < NL umbellatus, equiv. to L umbell(a) (see UMBEL) + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • umbellate — um·bel·late || ÊŒmbɪleɪt adj. resembling an umbel; having flower clusters with stalks which extend from a common center (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • umbellate — um·bel·late …   English syllables

  • umbellate — um•bel•late [[t]ˈʌm bə lɪt, ˌleɪt, ʌmˈbɛl ɪt[/t]] adj. bot having or forming an umbel or umbels • Etymology: 1750–60; < NL um′bel•lar, um′bel•lat ed, adj. um′bel•late•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • umbellate — /ˈʌmbələt/ (say umbuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective having or forming an umbel or umbels. Also, umbellar /ʌmˈbɛlə/ (say um beluh), umbellated. {Latin umbell(a) + ate1} –umbellately, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • umbellate — adjective 1. resembling an umbel in form • Syn: ↑umbel like • Similar to: ↑convex, ↑bulging 2. bearing or consisting of or resembling umbels • Syn: ↑umbellar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Umbellated — Umbellate Um bel*late, Umbellated Um bel*la ted, a. [NL. umbellatus.] (Bot.) Bearing umbels; pertaining to an umbel; umbel like; as, umbellate plants or flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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