having a sac or the form of a sac.
Origin of saccate
1820–30;Related formsmul·ti·sac·cate, adjective
< New Latin saccātus,
equivalent to sacc(us
+ -ātus -ate1
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Examples from the Web for saccate
Historical Examples of saccate
Lip erect, saccate below, concave above, and narrowing into the recurved summit.
Saccate: Shape of an elongated sack, tubular cylindrical (Fig. 151, g).
Calyx urceolate, 3–5-toothed, becoming enlarged and saccate, contracted at the apex and enclosing the fruit.
British Dictionary definitions for saccate
botany in the form of a sac; pouched
Word Origin for saccate
C19: from New Latin saccatus, from saccus: see sack 1
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Shaped like a pouch or sac.
Having a pouch or sac.
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