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labiate

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

Definition of labiate

  1. 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. 2 :  of or relating to the mint family

Origin and Etymology of labiate

New Latin labiatus, from Latin labium


First Known Use: 1706


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labiate

noun la·bi·ate

Definition of labiate

  1. :  a plant of the mint family

1845

First Known Use of labiate

1845


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