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carinate

or car·i·nat·ed

[kar-uh-neyt, -nit or kar-uh-ney-tid]
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adjective
  1. Zoology, Botany. formed with a carina; keellike.
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Origin of carinate

1775–85; < Latin carīnātus, equivalent to carīn(a) keel + -ātus -ate1
Related formscar·i·na·tion, nounmul·ti·car·i·nate, adjectivemul·ti·car·i·nat·ed, adjectivesub·car·i·nate, adjectivesub·car·i·nat·ed, adjective
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carinate

carinated

adjective
  1. biology having a keel or ridge; shaped like a keel
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Word Origin

C17: from Latin carīnāre to furnish with a keel or shell, from carīna keel
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carinated in Medicine

carinated

(kărə-nā′tĭd)
adj.
  1. Carinate.
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carinate

(kărə-nāt′, -nĭt)
adj.
  1. Shaped like or having a carina or keel; ridged.
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