Definitions for urceolateˈɜr si ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt

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  1. urceolate(adj)

    urn-shaped; large below and contracted toward the mouth

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  1. urceolate(Adjective)

    Shaped like an urn.

    an urceolate corolla

  2. Origin: From the urceolatus, from urceolus, diminutive of urceus

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  1. Urceolate

    Urceolate literally means "shaped like an urn or pitcher", with a swollen middle and narrowing top. It is often used in botany to describe a feature of plant morphology. Examples of urceolate plant structures are the pitchers of many species of the pitcher plant genera Sarracenia and Nepenthes.

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