Definitions for labiateˈleɪ bi ɪt, -ˌeɪt
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la•bi•ateˈleɪ bi ɪt, -ˌeɪt(adj.)
having parts that are shaped or arranged like lips; lipped.
pertaining or belonging to the mint family.
(n.)a labiate plant.
Origin of labiate:
1700–10; < NL
having lips or parts that resemble lips
a plant of the mint family (Labiatae)
having lips or liplike parts
having the corolla divided into two liplike parts
of, or belonging to the mint family (Labiatae).
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
belonging to a natural order of plants (Labiatae), of which the mint, sage, and catnip are examples. They are mostly aromatic herbs
a plant of the order Labiatae
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