carinate

or car·i·nat·ed

[ kar-uh-neyt, -nit or kar-uh-ney-tid ]
/ ˈkær əˌneɪt, -nɪt or ˈkær əˌneɪ tɪd /
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adjective

Zoology, Botany. formed with a carina; keellike.

Nearby words

  1. carifta,
  2. carillon,
  3. carillonneur,
  4. carin,
  5. carina,
  6. carinate abdomen,
  7. carinated,
  8. caring,
  9. carinthia,
  10. carinula

Origin of carinate

1775–85; < Latin carīnātus, equivalent to carīn(a) keel + -ātus -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for carinated

carinate

carinated

/ (ˈkærɪˌneɪt) /

adjective

biology having a keel or ridge; shaped like a keel

Word Origin for carinate

C17: from Latin carīnāre to furnish with a keel or shell, from carīna keel

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Medicine definitions for carinated

carinated

[ kărə-nā′tĭd ]

adj.

Carinate.

carinate

[ kărə-nāt′, -nĭt ]

adj.

Shaped like or having a carina or keel; ridged.

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