[ lohbd ]

  1. having a lobe or lobes; lobate.

  2. Botany. (of a leaf) having lobes or divisions extending less than halfway to the middle of the base.

Origin of lobed

First recorded in 1780–90; lobe + -ed3

Other words from lobed

  • mul·ti·lobed, adjective
  • un·lobed, adjective

Words Nearby lobed

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How to use lobed in a sentence

  • The shell is small and globular, with a wide gape at both ends, and consists of two three-lobed valves with concentric furrows.

    The Sea Shore | William S. Furneaux
  • It is a biennial plant, with fleshy lobed wavy leaves that are covered with bluish bloom, and a fleshy cylindrical root.

    The Sea Shore | William S. Furneaux
  • Geraniace—Herbs with stipuled, lobed leaves, and showy regular flowers.

    The Sea Shore | William S. Furneaux
  • The abdomen, strongly lobed at the sides, is composed of eight rings, and is provided with sixteen spiracles.

    The Insect World | Louis Figuier