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Definition of the adjective labiate
What does labiate mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
Alternative definition of the adjective labiate
- having lips or liplike parts
- [botany, of flowers such as the snapdragon] having the corolla divided into two liplike parts
- [botany] of, or belonging to the mint family (Labiatae).
Definition of the noun labiate
What does labiate mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: labiates
- [botany] a plant of the mint family (Labiatae)
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Encyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)
a small labiate plant, a native of thu south of Europe, and frequently cultivated in gardens. The stems are branching, eight inches or a foot in height; the leaves simple and opposite ; and the flowers disposed in whorls ...
Lexicon Physico-medicum (1794)
Or, A New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession, and in Such Parts of Natural Philosophy, as are Introductory Thereto. With an Account of the Things Signified by Such Terms. Collected from the Most Eminent Authors by John Quincy
labiate; and this either with one lip only, as in the acanthium and ...
by William Savage
Labiate, divided into an upper and a lower lip, as the corolla of dead nettle. Lacunose, having numerous large deep depressions or excavations on its surface. Lamina, the blade of a leaf. Lanceolate, shaped like a lance-head ; that is, oval, ...
On comparing the two continents, we find in general in the new world, under the equatorial zone, fewer Cyperaceae and Rubiaceae, but more Composite ; under the temperate zone, fewer Labiate and Cruciferae, and more Composite, ...
by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley
Labiate, having an upper and lower lip, as in flowers of the class Didynamia. 55. Lacinice, segments of any thing. Laciniale, cut, torn, and jagged. Lactescent, yielding a white or milky juice when wounded. Lcevigated, smoothed. Lxmellated ...
by John Henry Clarke
American Pennyroyal (the British " Pennyroyal " is Mentha pulegium, also a Labiate). N. 0, Labiate. Tincture of whole fresh plant. Clinical. — Amenorrhoea. Dysmenon hoea. Leucorrhoca. Characteristics. — Both the American and the British ...
by George Watt
81 ,- LABIATE ...
by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas
In Botany, the lower lip of a labiate ...
The Edinburgh encyclopaedia (1832)
by Sir David Brewster
Didynamia Gymnosfiermia; Labiate, Juss.) Two species are cultivated, both natives of the East, and both annual plants. 419. Sweet Basil (O. basilicum,h.) is generally sown on a hot-bed in the end of March, and planted out ...
Flora's Dictionary (1833)
by Elizabeth Washington Wirt
Labiate, having an upper and lower lip, as in flowers of the class Didynamia. Lamina, the border, the upper part, broad or spreading part of a petal ...
by Bartholomew Parr
This creates a confusion, which, according to Martin, would be removed, if we put labiate for an irregular mono- petalous corolla with two lips, and appropriate the term ringens to such as have the lips gaping and open, personate to such as ...
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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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