adjective Botany, Zoology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM petiolatesub·pet·i·o·late, adjectivesub·pet·i·o·lat·ed, adjective
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Cotyledons accumbent, flattened, equal or nearly so, petiolate.
Pseudosessile: those petiolate Hymenoptera, in which the abdomen is so close to the thorax as to seem sessile.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
No such thing as a petiolate leaf occurs in acrogens, all are attached by a broad base?Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
Leaves or leaflets are sessile when they have no stems, and petiolate when they have stems.Trees of the Northern United States|Austin C. Apgar
I have on a former occasion explained to you how, in insects that have a petiolate abdomen, that part is elevated and depressed.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby