ligulate

[lig-yuh-lit, -leyt]
Also lig·u·la·ted [lig-yuh-ley-tid] /ˈlɪg yəˌleɪ tɪd/.

Origin of ligulate

First recorded in 1745–55; ligul(a) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for ligulate

ligulate

adjective
  1. having the shape of a strap
  2. biology of, relating to, or having a ligule or ligula
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