Definitions for spatulateˈspætʃ ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

spat•u•lateˈspætʃ ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt(adj.)

  1. shaped like a spatula; broad or rounded.

  2. Bot. broadly rounded with a narrow, tapering base.

    Category: Botany

Origin of spatulate:

1750–60; < NL spatulātus. See spatula , -ate1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spatulate, spatula-shaped(adj)

    (of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a narrow base


  1. spatulate(Verb)

    To treat or mix with a spatula.

  2. spatulate(Adjective)

    Shaped like a spatula; having a rounded, flattened extremity.

  3. spatulate(Adjective)

    Having a broad, flat end and tapering into a narrower base.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spatulate(adj)

    shaped like spatula, or like a battledoor, being roundish, with a long, narrow, linear base


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