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[spath-yuh-lit, -leyt]
adjective Chiefly Botany.
  1. spatulate.
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Historical Examples of 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


  1. another word for spatulate (def. 2)
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