- having a sac or the form of a sac.
Origin of saccate
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Lip erect, saccate below, concave above, and narrowing into the recurved summit.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits
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Saccate: Shape of an elongated sack, tubular cylindrical (Fig. 151, g).The Elements of Bacteriological Technique</p>
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Calyx urceolate, 3–5-toothed, becoming enlarged and saccate, contracted at the apex and enclosing the fruit.
- botany in the form of a sac; pouched
C19: from New Latin saccatus, from saccus: see sack 1
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- Shaped like a pouch or sac.
- Having a pouch or sac.
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