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ligulate

ligulate

adjective lig·u·late \ˈli-gyə-lət, -ˌlāt\

Definition of LIGULATE

1
:  furnished with ligules, ligulae, or ligulate corollas
2
[Latin ligula] :  shaped like a strap <ligulate corolla of a ray flower>

First Known Use of LIGULATE

1760

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