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lingulate

[ling-gyuh-leyt] /ˈlɪŋ gyəˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
formed like a tongue; ligulate.
Also, lingulated.
Origin of lingulate
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Latin lingulātus tongue-shaped; see lingula, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for lingulate

lingulate

/ˈlɪŋɡjʊˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
shaped like a tongue: a lingulate leaf
Word Origin
C19: from Latin lingulātus
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