- shaped like a sac; pouchlike
- having a sac
Origin of saccateMedieval Latin saccatus ; from Classical Latin saccus: see sack
Shaped like a pouch or sac: saccate pollen grains.
Origin of saccateLatin saccus, bag; see sack1 + –ate1.
(comparative more saccate, superlative most saccate)
- Shaped like a pouch or sac.
- Having a pouch or sac.
- Enclosed in a sac.
- (botany) Of a pollen grain that has one or more sacci.