Definition of Lingulate

1. Adjective. Shaped like a tongue.

Exact synonyms: Tongue-shaped
Similar to: Rounded

Definition of Lingulate

1. a. Shaped like the tongue or a strap; ligulate.

Definition of Lingulate

1. Adjective. In the shape of a tongue ¹

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Definition of Lingulate

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lingulate

linguistics department
lingula cerebelli
lingula mandibulae
lingula of cerebellum
lingula of left lung
lingula of mandible
lingula pulmonis sinistri
lingula sphenoidalis
lingular branch
lingulate (current term)
linguocervical ridge
linguofacial trunk
linguogingival fissure
linguogingival groove
linguogingival ridge

Literary usage of Lingulate

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

1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1900)
"St. l. small, triangular-lingulate, only fibrillose near the apex of the leaf; br. l. small to medium size, lanceolate, with narrow truncate elongated apex, ..."

2. Mosses with Hand-lens and Microscope: A Non-technical Hand-book of the More by Abel Joel Grout (1903)
"Upper portion of leaves lingulate-lanceolate, conspicuously tapering to the apex, somewhat contorted and crisped when dry, often secund : plants usually ..."

3. Manual of the Geology of Connecticut by William North Rice, Herbert Ernest Gregory (1908)
"Stem leaves lingulate, fibrils usually absent, though sometimes present in the upper part of the leaf 8 Stem leaves triangularly ..."

4. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"Anterior margin a little drawn out into a lingulate extension owing to the ventral sinus. Ventral valve depressed convex except in the rostral region, ..."

5. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae, Issuing by Oakes Ames (1905)
"... pilose callus at base in front of a grooved claw which separates it from the saccate spur; from the back of the lip under the column arises a lingulate, ..."

6. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1891)
"... very broad, nearly ovate-oblong or from a little broader, cordate and strongly papillose, base slightly narrowed to the lingulate at apex rounded acumen ..."

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