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paniculate

[puh-nik-yuh-leyt, -lit]
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adjective Botany.
  1. arranged in panicles.
Sometimes pa·nic·u·lat·ed [puh-nik-yuh-ley-tid] /pəˈnɪk yəˌleɪ tɪd/.

Origin of paniculate

First recorded in 1720–30, paniculate is from the New Latin word pāniculātus panicled. See panicle, -ate1
Related formspa·nic·u·late·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • Panicled, Paniculate, arranged in panicles, or like a panicle.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • The flowers are of no great account, being rather inconspicuous and paniculate.


British Dictionary definitions for paniculate

paniculate

paniculated

adjective
  1. botany growing or arranged in paniclesa paniculate inflorescence
Derived Formspaniculately, adverb
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