urceolate

adjective

ur·​ce·​o·​late ˌər-ˈsē-ə-lət How to pronounce urceolate (audio) ˈər-sē-ə-ˌlāt How to pronounce urceolate (audio)
: shaped like an urn
urceolate corollas

Word History

Etymology

New Latin urceolatus, from Latin urceolus, diminutive of urceus pitcher

First Known Use

1760, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of urceolate was in 1760

Dictionary Entries Near urceolate

Cite this Entry

“Urceolate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urceolate. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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