lingulated

lingulate

[ling-gyuh-leyt]
adjective
formed like a tongue; ligulate.
Also, lingulated.


Origin:
1790–1800; < Latin lingulātus tongue-shaped; see lingula, -ate1

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lingulate or lingulated (ˈlɪŋɡjʊˌleɪt)
 
adj
shaped like a tongue: a lingulate leaf
 
[C19: from Latin lingulātus]
 
lingulated or lingulated
 
adj
 
[C19: from Latin lingulātus]

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