Definition of "saccate" [sac•cate]

  • Shaped like a pouch or sac. (adjective)
  • Having a pouch or sac. (adjective)

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Use "saccate" in a sentence
  • "-- Marine or aquatic algae consisting of membranous, flat, and expanded tubular or saccate fronds composed of polygonal cells firmly joined together by their sides."