Definition of Spicated

1. spica [adj] - See also: spica



Medical Definition of Spicated

1. Having the form of a spike, or ear; arranged in a spike or spikes. Origin: L. Spicatus, p. P. Of spicare furnish with spikes, or ears, fr. Spica a spike, or ear. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Spicated Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spicated

sphæres
sphæric
sphærical
sphæroid
sphæroidal
spial
spials
spic
spic-and-span
spic and span
spica
spica bandage
spicae
spicas
spicate
spicated (current term)
spiccato
spiccato bowing
spiccatos
spice
spice bush
spice cake
spice cookie
spice rack
spice tree
spice up
spiceberries
spiceberry
spicebush
spicebushes

Literary usage of Spicated

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1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"The elm throws out a beautiful bloom, in the form of a spicated ball, about the bigness of a nutmeg, ..."

2. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"Panicles consisting of racemes more or less spicated. Petals of a flesh colour. Bark of the branches yellowish. This is, by the reference to Eng. Bot. cited ..."

3. Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Including His Life and Correspondence by Thomas Browne, Simon Wilkin (1835)
"... to the curiosity of observers, especially in spicated seeds and flowers, that we shall not need to take in the single quincunx of ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"... 3-spicated branch- lets being 9 lines long ; the calyx is tubular, cleft halfway into five erect teeth, is pubescent on both sides, 1 line long; ..."

5. Arboretum et fruticetum Britannicum; or, The trees and shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"The ilm throws out a beautiful bloom, in the form of a spicated ball, about the bigness of a nutmeg, of a dark crimson colour. This bloom sometimes appears ..."

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