ligulate

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

Definition of ligulate

  1. 1 :  furnished with ligules, ligulae, or ligulate corollas

  2. 2 [Latin ligula] :  shaped like a strap ligulate corolla of a ray flower

First Known Use of ligulate

1760


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