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Definition of "spathulate" []

  • Alternative spelling of spatulate. (adjective)

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Use "spathulate" in a sentence
  • "Along the banks of the river, there is a good deal of a small thorny shrub with white bark and fleshy clavato-spathulate leaves."
  • "The vegetation of the valleys is the same as that of Bamean; on the north of Akrobat two Statice occur, one with spathulate leaves scapigerous, the other a tall straggling plant."
  • "The leaves are 6in. to 12in. long, wrinkled, unevenly dentate, oblong and blunt; during the time of seeding the leaves increase in length, some becoming spathulate, or broadly stalked; it ripens seed plentifully, from which seedlings come true."
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