capitellate

adjective
cap·​i·​tel·​late | \ ¦kapə¦telə̇t, -ˌlāt \

Definition of capitellate

1 botany : having a very small knoblike termination
2 botany : collected into small capitula

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History and Etymology for capitellate

New Latin capitellum + English -ate

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“Capitellate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capitellate. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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