Definition of Ligulate

1. a. Like a bandage, or strap; strap-shaped.



Definition of Ligulate

1. Adjective. Shaped like a strap or long tongue ¹

2. Adjective. Having a ligule ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ligulate

1. ligula [adj] - See also: ligula

Medical Definition of Ligulate

1. Bearing a ligule, strap-shaped. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ligulate

lignum-vitae
lignum rhodium
lignum vitae
lignums
ligroin
ligroine
ligroines
ligroins
ligs
ligula
ligulae
ligular
ligularia
ligularias
ligulas
ligulate (current term)
ligulated
ligule
ligules
liguliflorous
liguloid
ligure
ligures
ligustrin
ligustrum
ligustrums
lii
liii
lik't
likabilities

Literary usage of Ligulate

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"1), as in the dandelion; if the florets of the disk were tubular, and of the circumference only ligulate, it was referable to ..."

2. A Manual Flora of Madeira and the Adjacent Island of Porto Santo and the by Richard Thomas Lowe (1868)
"Fl. of margin in one row shortly and narrowly ligulate, of disk 4-toothed. ... Fl. of margin numerous in 1-2 rows ligulate, their tube ..."

3. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1917)
"Claw formula, 1.1-1.1-1.1. dark brown ; scales black, the outstanding ones broadly linear and ligulate. Halteres pale, with blackish knobs, a patch of white ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The sporangiophores were ligulate and divided distad and each division bore two large pendant sporangia. ..."

5. Refugium Botanicum: Or Figures and Descriptions from Living Specimens, of ...by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker (1882)
"Tepals ligulate-acute, a little shorter. Lip with immobile claw ascending ... erect, small; middle lacinia ligulate, acute ; a transverse crescent-shaped ..."

6. Florigraphia Britannica; Or, Engravings and Descriptions of the Flowering by Richard Deakin (1857)
"Florets of the ray ligulate, sometimes wanting. Receptacle naked. ... C. Involucrum hemispherical. ye flow, those of the ray ligulate, five toothed. ..."

7. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Apparently the only representative in cult, of its subgenus, which is characterized by strongly declinate stamens. 14. cardinalis, CH Wright. Lvs. ligulate ..."

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