[ spath-yuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ ˈspæθ yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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adjective Chiefly Botany.
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Example sentences from the Web for spathulate
These wing-like expansions of the cap on the opposite sides of the stem give the spathulate form to the plant.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.|George Francis Atkinson
British Dictionary definitions for spathulate
/ (ˈspæθjʊlɪt) /
another word for spatulate (def. 2)
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