Definition of Calcarate

1. a. Having a spur, as the flower of the toadflax and larkspur; spurred.



Definition of Calcarate

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcarate

calcaneonavicular
calcaneonavicular ligament
calcaneoscaphoid
calcaneotibial
calcaneotibial ligament
calcaneous
calcaneovalgocavus
calcaneovalgus
calcaneovarus
calcaneum
calcaneus
calcar avis
calcar femorale
calcar pedis
calcarate (current term)
calcarean
calcareans
calcareoargillaceous
calcareobituminous
calcareosiliceous
calcareous
calcareous conjunctivitis
calcareous degeneration
calcareous infiltration
calcareous metastasis
calcareous sponge
calcareously
calcareousness
calcaria

Literary usage of Calcarate

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1. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1837)
"peduncles solitary, 2-4-flowered ; leaves rhombic-ovate ; mucronate-dentate ; calcarate petal longer than the rest ; flowers with crowded spots. balsami'na, ..."

2. Flora Indica, Or, Descriptions of Indian Plants by William Roxburgh (1832)
"Authers two on each filament, all with a calcarate base. Germ oblong, sitting in a ... Lower anthers calcarate. Vada-Kodi. Rheed. Mai. 9. p. 79. t. 42. ..."

3. Botany of the Southern States by John Darby (1860)
"Corolla tubular, rather irregular, with the border 5-parted, inserted on the top of the ovary, slightly calcarate at the base. Stamens 1—5, but usually 3. ..."

4. Flora Medica; a Botanical Account of All the More Important Plants Used in by John Lindley (1838)
"Nat. syst. ed. 2. p. 63. • VIOLA. Sepals 5, unequal, prolonged into appendages at the base. Corolla unequal, 2-lipped, of 5 petals, the lower calcarate. ..."

5. Familiar Lectures on Botany: Explaining the Structure, Classification, and by Lincoln Phelps (1853)
"peduncles aggregate, 1-flowered; leaves lanceolate, upper once alternate ; calcarate petal (or nectar}'} shorter than the other petals. Of various colors. ..."

6. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1849)
"There was, however, this difference between them, that whereas the calcarate plants of the order are contented, with Butler's ..."

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