American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having a petiole.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, having a petiole: as, a petiolate leaf.
- In zoology and anatomy, stalked as if petiolate; having a footstalk, peduncle, or petiole like that of a leaf; specifically, in entomology, pertaining to the Petiolata, or having their characters. See cuts under Eucharinæ and Eumenes.
- adj. petiolated
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot. & Zoöl.) Having a stalk or petiole
“LEAVES: Simple, long petiolate, alternate, usually with an ovate lamina to 8 cm long, veins conspicuous underneath.”
“The leaves are petiolate, often cordate, with strongly marked reticulate veining (unusual for a monocotyledon), sometimes lobed, occasionally palmately compound.”
“_Actæa spicata_, as observed by Fresenius, the petals were replaced by true petiolate, palminerved, lobed leaves, the stamens and pistils being abortive.”
“The _leaf-blade_ is linear-lanceolate, flat, acuminate, narrowed towards the base which may be acute, subcordate or rarely even petiolate, glabrous or sparsely hairy above and glaucous beneath, 4 to 10 inches long and 1/4 to 1 inch broad.”
“No such thing as a petiolate leaf occurs in acrogens, all are attached by”
“The whole four leaves of this plant are petiolate, but one pair is perhaps always unequal, one occasionally abortive, I look upon this as a proof that the so-called stipulae of Stellatae are real leaves.”
“The leaves are distantly arranged on the creeping stems, ½in. long, oval, roundly toothed and undulated, fleshy, somewhat glaucous and petiolate.”
“Apocrita: = petiolate, q.v. Apodal: with single, simple tubercles instead of feet, in larvae; without feet = apodous.”
“Page view page image: petiolate, plane, scattered nearly circular, with it's margin cut with accute angular incissures of an inch in length and from six to 8 in number the accute angular points formed by which incissures are crenate, or cut”
“The leaves are petiolate, the footstalk small short and oppressed;”
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