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lignum-vitae | ligroin | ligsam | ligula | ligularia | ligulate | ligulated | ligule | liguliflorous | ligure | liguria

ligulate

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Adjective
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lig=u=late

CIDE DICTIONARY

ligulatea. [Cf. F. ligulé. See Ligule, and cf. Lingulate.].
  •  Like a bandage, or strap; strap-shaped.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Composed of ligules.  [1913 Webster]
Ligulate flower, a species of compound flower, the florets of which have their corollets flat, spreading out toward the end, with the base only tubular.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ligulate, adj. Bot. having strap-shaped florets.

Etymology
formed as LIGULE + -ATE(2)

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