Definition of "umbonate" [um•bo•nate]

  • Having or resembling a knob or knoblike protuberance. (adjective)

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Use "umbonate" in a sentence
  • "Pileus, scaly or warted.campanulate. silky, cracked or fibrillose.umbonate. umbilicate. striate."
  • "+Cap+ a golden brown or bright cinnamon color, 1½ to 4 inches broad, umbonate, silky, shining, squamulose, with yellowish fibrils, and then smooth."
  • "+Cap+ a pale red color, 2 to 3 inches broad, convex when young, then slightly raised in the middle, umbonate, afterward the margin is elevated and the cap becomes funnel-shaped and the margin wavy."
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