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Meaning of LABIATE

Pronunciation:  'leybee`eyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having lips or parts that resemble lips
 

LABIATE is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: liplike, lipped
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \La"bi*ate\, v. t.
    To labialize. --Brewer.
    
    
  2. \La"bi*ate\, a. [NL. labiatus, fr. L. labium lip.]
    (Bot.)
    (a) Having the limb of a tubular corolla or calyx divided
        into two unequal parts, one projecting over the other
        like the lips of a mouth, as in the snapdragon, sage, and
        catnip.
    (b) Belonging to a natural order of plants ({Labiat[ae]}), of
        which the mint, sage, and catnip are examples. They are
        mostly aromatic herbs.
    
    
  3. \La"bi*ate\, n. (Bot.)
    A plant of the order {Labiat[ae]}.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Lipped, as in a calyx or corolla.
 

 

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