spatulate definition by Webster's New World
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- Bot. spoon-shaped in outline and attached at the narrow end, as some leaves
- Zool. spoon-shaped or spatula-shaped
Origin: Modern Latin spatulatus
spatulate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Shaped like a spatula.
spatulate - Medical Definition
Having a broad flat end.