unicostate

unicostate [yo͞o΄nə käs′tāt΄]
adj.
Bot. having only one main rib: said of a leaf

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • Unicostate — U ni*cos tate, a. [Uni + costate.] (Bot.) Having a single rib or strong nerve running upward from the base; said of a leaf. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unicostate — /yooh ni kos tayt, kaw stayt/, adj. 1. having only one costa, rib, or ridge. 2. Bot. (of a leaf) having only one primary or prominent rib, the midrib. [1840 50; UNI + COSTATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • unicostate — /juniˈkɒsteɪt/ (say yoohnee kostayt) adjective having only one costa, rib, or ridge …   Australian English dictionary

  • unicostate — /yooh ni kos tayt, kaw stayt/, adj. 1. having only one costa, rib, or ridge. 2. Bot. (of a leaf) having only one primary or prominent rib, the midrib. [1840 50; UNI + COSTATE] * * * unicosˈtāte adjective (L costa rib) one ribbed • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

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