lingulate

adjective
lin·​gu·​late | \ ˈliŋgyəˌlāt\
variants: or less commonly lingulated \ -​ātə̇d \

Definition of lingulate

: shaped like a tongue or a strap

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History and Etymology for lingulate

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

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