Ligulate



[lig-yuh-lit, -leyt] /ˈlɪg yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/

adjective
1.
having or forming a .
2.
having the shape of a strap.
/ˈlɪɡjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
having the shape of a strap
2.
(biology) of, relating to, or having a ligule or ligula

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