limbate

adjective
lim·​bate | \ ˈlimˌbāt \

Definition of limbate

: having a part of one color surrounded by an edging of another color a limbate leaf

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History and Etymology for limbate

Late Latin limbatus bordered, from Latin limbus border + -atus -ate

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“Limbate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limbate. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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