[ lim-beyt ]
/ ˈlɪm beɪt /
Save This Word!
adjective Botany, Zoology.
bordered, as a flower in which one color is surrounded by an edging of another.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!
Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?
Words nearby limbate
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
How to use limbate in a sentence
Setae all simple, limbate, in a single series of mostly six in the middle region of the body.
Limbate: when a disc is surrounded by a margin of different color.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for limbate
/ (ˈlɪmbeɪt) /
biology having an edge or border of a different colour from the restlimbate flowers
Word Origin for limbate
C19: from Late Latin limbātus bordered, from limbus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012