exstipulate

[ eks-stip-yoo-lit, -leyt ]
/ ɛksˈstɪp yʊ lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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adjective Botany.

having no stipules.

Nearby words

  1. exsiccation,
  2. exsiccatum,
  3. exsolution,
  4. exsolve,
  5. exsorption,
  6. exstrophy,
  7. exstrophy of bladder,
  8. exstrophy of cloaca,
  9. ext,
  10. ext.


Origin of exstipulate

First recorded in 1785–95; ex-1 + stipule + -ate1

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Examples from the Web for exstipulate

  • Crucifer—Herbs with alternate, exstipulate leaves, and regular flowers.

    The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux


British Dictionary definitions for exstipulate

exstipulate

estipulate

/ (ɛkˈstɪpjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /

adjective

(of a flowering plant) having no stipules
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