[ ee-kar-uh-neyt ]
/ iˈkær əˌneɪt /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.
having no carina or keel.
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British Dictionary definitions for ecarinate
/ (iːˈkærɪnɪt) /
biology having no carina or keel
Word Origin for ecarinate
e- 1 + carinate
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