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Labiate meaning

labiate - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. To labialize.
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. Belonging to a natural order of plants ( Labiatae), of which the mint, sage, and catnip are examples. They are mostly aromatic herbs.
  4. 4. A plant of the order Labiatae.

labiate - examples of usage

  1. Of these one was built amongst the stems of a common prickly labiate marsh- plant which has white and mauve flowers. - "The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1", Allan O. Hume.
  2. Coarse long grass, with bushes of Labiate and Composite plants, are the prevalent features. - "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
  3. Each is a labiate plant, and " Bawme," say the Arabians, " makes the heart merry and joyful." - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.
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