urceolate

urceolate

[ur-see-uh-lit, -leyt]
adjective
shaped like a pitcher; swelling out like the body of a pitcher and contracted at the orifice, as a corolla.

Origin:
1750–60; < Neo-Latin urceolātus, equivalent to Latin urceol(us), diminutive of urceus pitcher + -ātus -ate1

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urceolate (ˈɜːsɪəlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
 
adj
biology shaped like an urn or pitcher: an urceolate corolla
 
[C18: via New Latin urceolātus, from Latin urceolus diminutive of urceus a pitcher]

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