carinate

[kar-uh-neyt, -nit]
adjective
Zoology, Botany. formed with a carina; keellike.
Also, carinated.


Origin:
1775–85; < Latin carīnātus, equivalent to carīn(a) keel + -ātus -ate1

carination, noun
multicarinate, adjective
multicarinated, adjective
subcarinate, adjective
subcarinated, adjective
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carinate or carinated (ˈkærɪˌneɪt)
 
adj
biology having a keel or ridge; shaped like a keel
 
[C17: from Latin carīnāre to furnish with a keel or shell, from carīna keel]
 
carinated or carinated
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin carīnāre to furnish with a keel or shell, from carīna keel]

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carinate car·i·nate (kār'ə-nāt', -nĭt)
adj.
Shaped like or having a carina or keel; ridged.

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Elytron carinate, with large, deep punctures forming striae.
These intermediates possess either distinctly carinate fruits, reticulate valves, or only slightly cordate fruits.
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