[sak-it, -eyt]


having a sac or the form of a sac.

Origin of saccate

1820–30; < New Latin saccātus, equivalent to sacc(us) sack1 + -ātus -ate1
Related formsmul·ti·sac·cate, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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saccate in Medicine




Shaped like a pouch or sac.
Having a pouch or sac.
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