lingulate

adjective

lin·​gu·​late
ˈliŋgyəˌlāt
variants or less commonly lingulated
-ātə̇d
: shaped like a tongue or a strap

Word History

Etymology

lingulate from Latin lingulatus, from lingula + -atus -ate; lingulated from Latin lingulatus + English -ed

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“Lingulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lingulate. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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