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lobate

[ loh-beyt ]
/ ˈloʊ beɪt /
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adjective
having a lobe lobes; lobed.
having the form of a lobe.
Ornithology. noting or pertaining to a foot in which the individual toes have membranous flaps along the sides.
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Also lo·bat·ed .

Origin of lobate

From the New Latin word lobātus, dating back to 1750–60. See lobe, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM lobate

lo·bate·ly, adverbin·ter·lo·bate, adjectivemul·ti·lo·bate, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lobate

lobate

lobated

/ (ˈləʊbeɪt) /

adjective
having or resembling lobes
(of birds) having separate toes that are each fringed with a weblike lobe

Derived forms of lobate

lobately, adverb
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Medical definitions for lobate

lobate
[ lōbāt′ ]

adj.
Divided into lobes.
Lobe-shaped.

Other words from lobate

lobate′ly adv.
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