Definition of Carunculate

1. Adjective. Having a caruncle.

Exact synonyms: Carunculated
Partainyms: Caruncle, Caruncle



Definition of Carunculate

1. a. Having a caruncle or caruncles; caruncular.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carunculate

carubinose
carucage
carucages
carucate
carucates
carumonam
caruncle
caruncles
caruncula
caruncula lacrimalis
caruncula salivaris
caruncula sublingualis
caruncular
carunculate (current term)
carunculated
carunculous
carvable
carvacrol
carvacrols
carve
carve out
carve up
carved
carved in stone
carvedilol
carvel
carvel-built
carvelbuilt

Literary usage of Carunculate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Seeds smooth or roughened, usually carunculate. Radicle equalling the broad cordate cotyledons. — Smooth herbaceous or woody perennials, or some annual ..."

2. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa ( Gray, Merritt Lyndon Fernald, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1908)
"Seed carunculate.— Perennial herbaceous or shrubby plants, chiefly tropical, ... Seeds carunculate.—Stellate-downy, scurfy, or hairy and glandular plants, ..."

3. Synoptical Flora of North America by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1897)
"Seeds obovate-oblong, smooth, neither crested nor carunculate. Exiguous annuals. 4. ... Seeds oval, fleshy-carunculate at the hilum. .,... .s. ..."

4. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn; Jepson (1901)
"Calyx with a reflexed appendage at each sinus; seeds carunculate . . . . 2. ... Calyx naked at the sinuses; seeds not carunculate . . 3. ..."

5. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States: Including the District by Asa Gray, Sereno Watson (1890)
"Seed carunculate. — Perennial herbaceous or shrubby plants, chiefly tropical, with alternate mostly long-petioled palmately-veined leaves, and stipules. ..."

6. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... from the apex of the cell ; capsule 2, locular, loculicidal, compressed ; seeds pendulous from the apex of the cells, pubescent, with a carunculate ..."

7. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States: Including the District by Asa Gray (1868)
"Seed carunculate. — Perennial herbaceous or shrubby plants, chiefly tropical, with alternate mostly long- petioled palmately-veined leaves, and stipules Our ..."

8. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"... glabrous, persistent; stigma terminal, capitate: capsule 4mm in diameter, globular, sparsely ciliate: seeds compressed, carunculate. Type specimen no. ..."

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