Origin of capitate
OTHER WORDS FROM capitatemul·ti·cap·i·tate, adjective
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How to use capitate in a sentence
Small capitate processes or organs, observable under the wings of Diptera, attended by a spiracle.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
In this moss, the paraphyses are inflated at the summit into little knobs, or they are capitate (fig. 37).An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope|John William Griffith
Valve linear, capitate at each end and tumid in the middle; stri distinctly punctate; pseudoraphe indistinct, or not apparent.
Valve with sides parallel; apices slightly capitate and revolute; stri, 10 in 10 .
Valve arcuate on the dorsal and nearly straight on the ventral side; ends protracted or slightly capitate.