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Princeton's WordNet

  1. runcinateadjective

    having incised margins with the lobes or teeth pointing toward the base; as dandelion leaves


  1. runcinateadjective

    Having tooth-like projections pointing away from the apex.

  2. runcinateadjective

    Having a lacerated aspect with the projection pointing away from the apex, like dandelion leaves.


  1. runcinate

    Runcinate refers to a type of leaf shape, where the leaf is deeply lobed with sharp, downward-curving points. The lobes are directed towards the base of the leaf. It is a botanical term often used in plant taxonomy and description.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Runcinateadjective

    pinnately cut with the lobes pointing downwards, as the leaf of the dandelion

  2. Etymology: [L. runcinatus, p. p. of runcinare to plane off, fr. runcina a plane.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Runcinate

    runs′in-āt, adj. (bot.) having the lobes convex before and straight behind, or pointing backward as in the dandelion. [L. runcinatus, pa.p. of runcināre, to plane off—runcina, a plane.]


  1. Runcinate

    notched: cut into several transverse acute segments which point backward.

Anagrams for runcinate »

  1. uncertain

  2. N Centauri

  3. encurtain

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of runcinate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of runcinate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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