bilabiate

[ bahy-ley-bee-it, -eyt ]
/ baɪˈleɪ bi ɪt, -ˌeɪt /

adjective Botany.

two-lipped, as a corolla.

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Origin of bilabiate

First recorded in 1785–95; bi-1 + labiate

OTHER WORDS FROM bilabiate

non·bi·la·bi·ate, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bilabiate

bilabiate
/ (baɪˈleɪbɪˌeɪt, -ɪt) /

adjective

botany divided into two lipsthe snapdragon has a bilabiate corolla
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