lobate

adjective
lo·​bate | \ ˈlō-ˌbāt How to pronounce lobate (audio) \
variants: or less commonly lobated \ ˈlō-​ˌbā-​təd How to pronounce lobated (audio) \

Definition of lobate

1 : lobed
2 : resembling a lobe

Other Words from lobate

lobation \ lō-​ˈbā-​shən How to pronounce lobation (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of lobate

circa 1760, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for lobate

New Latin lobatus, from Late Latin lobus

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The first known use of lobate was circa 1760

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“Lobate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lobate. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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lobate

adjective
lo·​bate | \ ˈlō-ˌbāt How to pronounce lobate (audio) \
variants: also lobated \ -​ˌbāt-​əd How to pronounce lobated (audio) \

Medical Definition of lobate

1 : having lobes
2 : resembling a lobe

Other Words from lobate

lobation \ lō-​ˈbā-​shən How to pronounce lobation (audio) \ noun

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