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cirrate

[sir-eyt] /ˈsɪr eɪt/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
having cirri.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Latin cirrātus, equivalent to cirr(us) a curl + -ātus -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for cirrate

cirrate

/ˈsɪreɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) bearing or resembling cirri
Word Origin
C19: from Latin cirrātus curled, from cirrus
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