labiate: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lā'bē-it, -āt"), [key]
— adj.
  1. having parts that are shaped or arranged like lips; lipped.
    1. belonging to the plant family Labiatae (or Lamiaceae). Cf. mint family.
    2. two-lipped; bilabiate: said of a gamopetalous corolla or gamosepalous calyx.
  1. a labiate plant.
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