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petiolate

[pet-ee-uh-leyt] /ˈpɛt i əˌleɪt/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
having a petiole or peduncle.
Also, petiolated.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Neo-Latin petiolātus. See petiole, -ate1
Related forms
subpetiolate, adjective
subpetiolated, adjective
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Examples from the web for petiolate
  • The leaves are petiolate and floating or, in dense vegetation, emergent.
  • The lower leaves are usually oblanceolate, petiolate, and commonly deciduous except in smaller plants.
British Dictionary definitions for petiolate

petiolate

/ˈpɛtɪəˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
(of a plant or leaf) having a leafstalk Compare sessile (sense 1)
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petiolate in Medicine

petiolate pet·i·o·late (pět'ē-ə-lāt', pět'ē-ō'lĭt) or pet·i·o·lat·ed (pět'ē-ə-lā'tĭd) or pet·i·oled (pět'ē-ōld')
adj.
Having a petiole.

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