Lyrate definition

līrāt, -rĭt
(botany) Having a pinnately divided leaf with an enlarged terminal lobe and smaller lateral lobes.
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Having a form or curvature suggestive of a lyre.
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Shaped like or suggestive of a lyre.
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Shaped like a lyre.
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(botany, of leaves) Having a large terminal lobe and smaller rounded lobes toward its base.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of lyrate - lyrated

Origin of lyrate

  • Modern Latin lyratus, from lyra (“lyre").

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