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urceolate

[ur-see-uh-lit, -leyt] /ˈɜr si ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
shaped like a pitcher; swelling out like the body of a pitcher and contracted at the orifice, as a corolla.
Origin of urceolate
1750-1760
1750-60; < New Latin urceolātus, equivalent to Latin urceol(us), diminutive of urceus pitcher + -ātus -ate1
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urceolate

/ˈɜːsɪəlɪt; -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) shaped like an urn or pitcher: an urceolate corolla
Word Origin
C18: via New Latin urceolātus, from Latin urceolus diminutive of urceus a pitcher
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