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limbate

[lim-beyt] /ˈlɪm beɪt/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
bordered, as a flower in which one color is surrounded by an edging of another.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Late Latin limbātus bordered, edged. See limb2, -ate1
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limbate

/ˈlɪmbeɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) having an edge or border of a different colour from the rest: limbate flowers
Word Origin
C19: from Late Latin limbātus bordered, from limbus
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Word Origin and History for limbate
adj.

"edged, bordered," 1826, from Late Latin limbatus, from Latin limbus (see limb (n.2)).

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