Carinate definition

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Shaped like or having a carina or keel; ridged.
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(biol.) Having a ridge down the middle; keel-shaped.
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Shaped like or having a carina or keel; ridged.
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Keel-shaped, as in a boat's keel.

A carinate calyx or leaf.

A carinate sternum.

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(ornithology) Of a bird, having a keeled breastbone allowing the attachment of flight muscles.
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Origin of carinate

  • Latin carinatus, from carina (“keel”).

    From Wiktionary