ebracteate

[ ee-brak-tee-eyt, -it ]
/ iˈbræk tiˌeɪt, -ɪt /

adjective Botany.

having no bracts.

Nearby words

  1. ebonji,
  2. ebony,
  3. ebony spleenwort,
  4. ebor.,
  5. eboracum,
  6. ebrd,
  7. ebriety,
  8. ebro,
  9. ebs,
  10. ebstein's anomaly

Origin of ebracteate

From the New Latin word ēbracteātus, dating back to 1820–30. See e-1, bracteate

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British Dictionary definitions for ebracteate

ebracteate

/ (ɪˈbræktɪˌeɪt, -tɪɪt) /

adjective

(of plants) having no bracts

Word Origin for ebracteate

C19: from New Latin ebracteātus; see e- 1, bracteate

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