adjective Botany, Zoology.

having a petiole or peduncle.

Often pet·i·o·lat·ed.

Origin of petiolate

From the New Latin word petiolātus, dating back to 1745–55. See petiole, -ate1
Related formssub·pet·i·o·late, adjectivesub·pet·i·o·lat·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(of a plant or leaf) having a leafstalkCompare sessile (def. 1)
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petiolate in Medicine


[pĕtē-ə-lāt′, pĕt′ē-ōlĭt]


Having a petiole.
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