bilabiate

/buy lay"bee it, -ayt'/, adj. Bot.
two-lipped, as a corolla. See illus. under corolla.
[1785-95; BI-1 + LABIATE]

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  • Bilabiate — Bi*la bi*ate, a. [Pref. bi + labiate.] (Bot.) Having two lips, as the corols of certain flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bilabiate — [bī lā′bē it, bī lā′bēāt΄] adj. [ BI 1 + LABIATE] Bot. having two lips, as the corolla of flowers of the mint family …   English World dictionary

  • bilabiate — adjective Date: 1794 having two lips < a bilabiate corolla > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bilabiate — adjective having two lips the corolla of a snapdragon is bilabiate • Syn: ↑two lipped • Similar to: ↑lipped • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology …   Useful english dictionary

  • bilabiate — adjective Having two lips …   Wiktionary

  • bilabiate — adj. two lipped (Botany); having two lips …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bilabiate — a. (Bot.) Two lipped …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bilabiate — bi·labiate …   English syllables

  • bilabiate — bi•la•bi•ate [[t]baɪˈleɪ bi ɪt, ˌeɪt[/t]] adj. bot bot having two lips, as the corolla of some flowers • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • bilabiate — /baɪˈleɪbieɪt/ (say buy laybeeayt), / ət/ (say uht) adjective Botany two lipped, as a corolla …   Australian English dictionary

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