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cirrate

[ sir-eyt ]
/ ˈsɪr eɪt /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.

having cirri.

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Origin of cirrate

1820–30; <Latin cirrātus, equivalent to cirr(us) a curl + -ātus-ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for cirrate

cirrate

cirrose or cirrous

/ (ˈsɪreɪt) /

adjective

biology bearing or resembling cirri

Word Origin for cirrate

C19: from Latin cirrātus curled, from cirrus
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