Definition of Saccate

1. a. Having the form of a sack or pouch; furnished with a sack or pouch, as a petal.



Definition of Saccate

1. Adjective. Shaped like a pouch or sac. ¹

2. Adjective. Having a pouch or sac. ¹

3. Adjective. Enclosed in a sac. ¹

4. Adjective. (botany) Of a pollen grain that has one or more sacci. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saccate

1. having a sac [adj]

Medical Definition of Saccate

1. Having a marsupial pouch; as, the pouched badger, or the wombat. Having external cheek pouches; as, the pouched gopher. Having internal cheek pouches; as, the pouched squirrels. Pouched dog. See Pocket mouse, under Pocket. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saccate

sacahuista
sacahuistas
sacahuiste
sacahuistes
sacaline
sacaton
sacatons
sacbrood
sacbut
sacbuts
saccade
saccades
saccadic
saccadic movement
saccate (current term)
sacced
saccharase
saccharases
saccharate
saccharated
saccharephidrosis
saccharic
saccharic acid
saccharide
saccharide kinase
saccharides
saccharidic
sacchariferous
saccharification

Literary usage of Saccate

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1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"... commonly smaller than the leaves, more erect and imbricate, with an incurved lobule at the saccate base, antheridia large, usually solitary. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... and sometimes referred to that genus, but differing in always having 3 stamens and a perianth which is contracted at the throat and saccate at the base. ..."

3. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1878)
"(Flowers white, yellow or lilac.) * Stigmas erect or decurrent on the style 1. Matthiola. Lateral sepals saccate. Hairs forked , l*. Cheiranthus. ..."

4. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1878)
"calyx saccate at the base, teeth equal. 3. T. Bo'trys, L. ; leaves all petioled triangular-ovate pinnatifid, Chalky fields, near Bookham and Betchworth, ..."

5. Hand-book of Indian Flora: Being a Guide to All the Flowering Plants by Herber Drury (1864)
"... pale beneath : sepals linear-lanceolate, acuminate : lip saccate, with a short spur: ... saccate ..."

6. The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of ...by Robert Sweet by Robert Sweet (1838)
"... bear to be disturbed when once planted. latter half-cordate, rounded, entire at the top, the basal lobe' folded and saccate. Filaments white, glabrous ..."

7. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1920)
"Normally the saccate petal in Viola is situated at the base of the flower ... Whenever two or more saccate petals are present they may be found in any of ..."

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