adjective Botany, Zoology.
having a petiole or peduncle.
Also, petiolated.

1745–55; < Neo-Latin petiolātus. See petiole, -ate1

subpetiolate, adjective
subpetiolated, adjective Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
petiolate or petiolated (ˈpɛtɪəˌleɪt)
Compare sessile (of a plant or leaf) having a leafstalk
petiolated or petiolated

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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')
Having a petiole.

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Example sentences
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.
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