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gladiate

[glad-ee-it, -eyt, gley-dee-]
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adjective Botany.
  1. having the shape of a sword; sword-shaped.

Origin of gladiate

1785–95; < Latin gladi(us) sword + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for gladiate

gladiate

adjective
  1. botany shaped like a swordgladiate leaves

Word Origin

C18: from Latin gladius sword
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