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Definition of "bilabiate" []

  • Botany Having two lips, as the corollas of the snapdragon. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bilabiate" in a sentence
  • "Stem flattened, jointed; joints short; flowers from the apices of the joints; calyx tube short; petals irregular, almost bilabiate."
  • "The mints are very common and easily recognizable on account of their square stems, opposite leaves, strongly bilabiate flowers, and the ovary splitting into four seed-like fruits (Fig.  120, _D_, _F_)."
  • "Judging from Centaurea, the smaller lip of the bilabiate species of"
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