lyrate definition by Webster's New World
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shaped like or suggestive of a lyre
Origin: Modern Latin lyratus
lyrate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Having a form or curvature suggestive of a lyre.
- Botany Having a pinnately divided leaf with an enlarged terminal lobe and smaller lateral lobes.