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umbilicate

[ uhm-bil-i-kit, -keyt ]
/ ʌmˈbɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt /
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adjective
having the form of an umbilicus or navel.
having an umbilicus.
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Also um·bil·i·cat·ed [uhm-bil-i-key-tid] /ʌmˈbɪl ɪˌkeɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of umbilicate

1690–1700; <Latin umbilīcātus, equivalent to umbilīc(us) (see umbilicus) + -ātus-ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for umbilicate

umbilicate
/ (ʌmˈbɪlɪkɪt, -ˌkeɪt) /

adjective
having an umbilicus or navel
having a central depressionan umbilicate leaf
shaped like a navel, as some bacterial colonies
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