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[lohbd] /loʊbd/
having a lobe or lobes; lobate.
Botany. (of a leaf) having lobes or divisions extending less than halfway to the middle of the base.
Origin of lobed
1780-90; lobe + -ed3
Related forms
multilobed, adjective
unlobed, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Its lobed feet-a feature that distinguishes it from ducks and loons-and agile legs provide lots of thrust and minimal drag.
  • Its leaves are divided into three leaflets with scalloped, toothed, or lobed edges.
  • Most are more rounded than lobed, especially with age.
  • There were still nuts on the trees, each tightly clustered with two or three distinctly lobed leaves, which are technically husks.
  • The three-lobed wedge-shaped leaves are small and bright green.
  • Look for white ray and yellow disk flowers on an erect stalk, surrounded by lobed basal leaves.
  • The leaves are lobed with spiny margins that extend down the stems as spiny wings.
  • The leaves are simple and alternate, and vary considerably in shape, from a heart to palmately lobed to deeply dissected.
  • While good swimmers and divers, coots do not have typical webbed feet of ducks, but lobed toes.
  • Kudzu leaves are hairy beneath, often tri-lobed, and in groups of three on the vine.

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