follow Dictionary.com

Yours, Etc.: Origins and Uses of 8 Sign-Offs

lingulate

[ling-gyuh-leyt] /ˈlɪŋ gyəˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
formed like a tongue; ligulate.
Also, lingulated.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Latin lingulātus tongue-shaped; see lingula, -ate1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for lingulated

lingulate

/ˈlɪŋɡjʊˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
shaped like a tongue: a lingulate leaf
Word Origin
C19: from Latin lingulātus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for lingulate

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for lingulated

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends