American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having, composed of, or arranged in lamellae.
- adj. Resembling a lamella.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Formed of a lamella, or disposed in lamellæ); lamellar in structure or arrangement.
- Having lamellæ furnished with little laminæ).
- adj. Composed of, or furnished with, thin plates or scales.
- adj. Having at least some component segments being lengthened on one side and flattened into circles, making these segments look like a stack of dinner plates.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Composed of, or furnished with, thin plates or scales. See
“= Pith: = Pith in the black walnut is chambered (lamellate) in the older wood, but solid in the younger, growing wood.”
“Lamellicornia: those beetles in which the antennae terminate in a lamellate or leaf-like club.”
“Fissile - is: cleft or divided; as the wings in plume-moths: also used for lamellate.”
“The right edge of the peristome is lamellate and bears a clearly defined undulating membrane.”
“Fruiting surface usually on the under side and exposed toward the earth, lamellate, or prominently folded or veined.”
“Hymenium covering the entire free surface or confined to one portion; smooth, gyrose, folded or lobed; or hymenium lamellate, porous, reticulate or toothed forms which are gelatinous and provided with continuous basidia may be sought here.”
“The lamellate antennae are often found in the Scarabidae, but we aren't happy with that ID either.”
“The individual in your photo on the far left most certainly has lamellate antennae which Comstock in our 1940 edition on page 41 defines as "the segments that compose the knob are extended on one side into broad plates.”
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