spathulate

adjective
spath·​u·​late | \ ˈspath-yə-lət How to pronounce spathulate (audio) \

Definition of spathulate

: spatulate spathulate petals of a flower

First Known Use of spathulate

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spathulate

Late Latin spathula, spatula spatula

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“Spathulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spathulate. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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