Limbate definition

lĭmbāt
Having a distinct edge or margin, especially of a different color.
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Having a distinct border or edging, as of a color different from the main part of a plant.
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Having a distinct edge or margin, especially of a different color.
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(biology, paleontology) Having a distinct edge, especially one of a different colour; bordered.
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Origin of limbate

  • Late Latin limbātus bordered from Latin limbus border

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin limbātus, from limbus (“edge, border").

    From Wiktionary