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ligulate

[lig-yuh-lit, -leyt] /ˈlɪg yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
having or forming a ligula.
2.
having the shape of a strap.
Also, ligulated
[lig-yuh-ley-tid] /ˈlɪg yəˌleɪ tɪd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; ligul(a) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for ligulate

ligulate

/ˈlɪɡjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
having the shape of a strap
2.
(biology) of, relating to, or having a ligule or ligula
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