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1labiate

adjective la·bi·ate \ˈlā-bē-ət, -bē-ˌāt\

Definition of LABIATE

1
:  having the limb of a tubular corolla or calyx divided into two unequal parts projecting one over the other like lips <mints and the snapdragon are labiate>
2
:  of or relating to the mint family
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Origin of LABIATE

New Latin labiatus, from Latin labium
First Known Use: 1706

2labiate

noun

Definition of LABIATE

:  a plant of the mint family

First Known Use of LABIATE

1845

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