Relating to anthers that open or split toward the side, toward other anthers, and not toward or away from the central axis around which a flower is arranged.
1. a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek meaning “worship” (idolatry); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (bardolatry). combining form 1. indicating worship of or excessive veneration of: idolatry, Mariolatry word-forming element meaning “worship of,” used as an element in native formations from 19c. (e.g. bardolatry), from Greek -latreia “worship, […]
[lats] /læts/ plural noun, Informal. 1. latissimus dorsi muscles. [laht] /lɑt/ noun, plural lats, lati [lah-tee] /ˈlɑ ti/ (Show IPA) 1. a former silver coin of Latvia, equal to 100 santimi. [lat] /læt/ noun, Informal. 1. . [laht] /lɑt/ noun, Architecture. 1. (in India) a monolithic stamba. /læts/ noun (pl) lati (ˈlætiː) 1. the standard […]
[lah-tey] /ˈlɑ teɪ/ noun 1. hot espresso with steamed milk, usually topped with foamed milk. /ˈlæteɪ; ˈlɑːteɪ/ noun 1. coffee made with hot milk n. by 1990, espresso coffee with milk, short for caffè latte, from Italian, literally “milk coffee” (see cafe au lait).
- Latte factor
noun in economics, a phenomenon whereby many small purchases add up to a significant expenditure over time Examples You may have heard of the “latte factor,” which states that by skipping the daily stop for a $3 coffee, you can save hundreds, even thousands of dollars, a year. Word Origin 1999; fr. book “The Automatic […]