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unicostate

[yoo-ni-kos-teyt, -kaw-steyt] /ˌyu nɪˈkɒs teɪt, -ˈkɔ steɪt/
adjective
1.
having only one costa, rib, or ridge.
2.
Botany. (of a leaf) having only one primary or prominent rib, the midrib.
Origin of unicostate
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; uni- + costate
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unicostate

/ˌjuːnɪˈkɒsteɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) having only one rib or riblike part: unicostate leaves
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