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umbonate

[ uhm-buh-nit, -neyt ]
/ ˈʌm bə nɪt, -ˌneɪt /
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adjective
having an umbo or projecting boss.
shaped like an umbo; having a rounded convex form: an umbonate fungus.
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Origin of umbonate

1820–30; <Latin umbōn- (stem of umbō;see umbo) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM umbonate

sub·um·bo·nate, adjective

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