saccate

[sak-it, -eyt]
adjective
having a sac or the form of a sac.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin saccātus, equivalent to sacc(us) sack1 + -ātus -ate1

multisaccate, adjective
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saccate (ˈsækeɪt)
 
adj
botany in the form of a sac; pouched
 
[C19: from New Latin saccatus, from saccus: see sack1]

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saccate sac·cate (sāk'āt')
adj.

  1. Shaped like a pouch or sac.

  2. Having a pouch or sac.

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Example sentences for saccate
They have four free saccate sepals and four clawed free petals, staggered.
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