- carinate abdomen,
Origin of carinate
Examples from the Web for carinate
It must have been that of the struthious birds or that of the carinate birds, or something different from both.
Calyx 5- (rarely 6-) parted; its lobes long-acuminate, with carinate midrib.
If it was that of the carinate birds, how did the struthious birds and Dinosauria independently agree to differ?
Carinate, keeled, furnished with a sharp ridge or projection on the lower side.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
All other existing birds belong to the second division, and are called (from the keel on the breast-bone) carinate birds.