Definition of Lobate

1. Adjective. Having or resembling a lobe or lobes. "A lobate tongue"

Exact synonyms: Lobated
Partainyms: Lobe, Lobe



2. Adjective. Having deeply indented margins but with lobes not entirely separate from each other.
Exact synonyms: Lobed
Similar to: Compound

Definition of Lobate

1. a. Consisting of, or having, lobes; lobed; as, a lobate leaf.

Definition of Lobate

1. Adjective. lobed. ¹

2. Adjective. Resembling a lobe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lobate

1. having lobes [adj] : LOBATELY [adv]

Medical Definition of Lobate

1. 1. Divided into lobes. 2. Lobe-shaped; denoting a bacterial colony with a deeply undulate margin. Synonym: lobose, lobous. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lobate

loathsomenesses
loathy
loave
loaved
loaves
loaving
lob
lob jam
lob wedge
lob wedges
lobar
lobar bronchi
lobar nephronia
lobar pneumonia
lobar sclerosis
lobate (current term)
lobate foot
lobated
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lobation
lobations
lobbed
lobber
lobbers
lobbied
lobbies
lobbing
lobby
lobbyer
lobbyers

Literary usage of Lobate

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1910)
"It has been shown to be characteristic of the ice-caps and smaller inland-ice areas of the Arctic region outside of Greenland, that their lobate margins are ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"L. I'.oil у convex above, flat below, lobate. L. Arms 2—3, round and slender. S. Arms 6, each pair at a distance. ••*••* Body furnished with feet. ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"Genital pore in front of acetabulum and median ; yolk glands small, being spherical, lobate, or dendritic bodies near the middle of the body. ij. ..."

4. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1886)
"This variety is small, the largest lobate specimen measures 120 x 90 mm. ... These are lobate, but already approach towards the digitate forms. ..."

5. Coal: Its History and Uses by Alexander Henry Green, Alfred Marshall, Sir Arthur William Rücker, Louis Compton Miall (1878)
"When the recent Polypterus, which is obtuse-lobate, is compared with the acute-lobate Ceratodus, ... Polypterus, and doubtless the other obtuse-lobate ..."

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