having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship

a carinate sepal

Syn: ↑ridged, ↑carinate, ↑keeled
Derivationally related forms: ↑carinate (for: ↑carinate)
Participle of verb: ↑ridge (for: ↑ridged)

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see carinate I

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carinate /karˈi-nāt/ or carˈinated adjective
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Main Entry:carina

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