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lobate Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective having or resembling a lobe or lobes
    lobated.
    • a lobate tongue
  2. adjective satellite having deeply indented margins but with lobes not entirely separate from each other
    lobed.
WordNet

Lo"bate, Lo"ba*ted adjective (Also<
  • Lobate
  • Lobated
)
Etymology
See Lobe.
Definitions
  1. (Bot.) Consisting of, or having, lobes; lobed; as, a lobate leaf.
  2. (Zoöl.) (a) Having lobes; -- said of the tails of certain fishes having the integument continued to the bases of the fin rays. (b) Furnished with membranous flaps, as the toes of a coot. See Illust. (m) under Aves.

Webster 1913


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