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labiate

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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

Origin and Etymology of labiate

New Latin labiatus, from Latin labium


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labiate

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Definition of labiate

:a plant of the mint family

First Known Use of labiate

1845


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