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labiate

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

noun

Definition of labiate

: a plant of the mint family

First Known Use of labiate

1845

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