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gladiate

[glad-ee-it, -eyt, gley-dee-] /ˈglæd i ɪt, -ˌeɪt, ˈgleɪ di-/
adjective, Botany
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < Latin gladi(us) sword + -ate1
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gladiate

/ˈɡlædɪɪt; -ˌeɪt; ˈɡleɪ-/
adjective
1.
(botany) shaped like a sword: gladiate leaves
Word Origin
C18: from Latin gladius sword
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