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  • adj. Having no ribs or nerves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having no ribs or nerves; -- said of a leaf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, not costate; without ribs.
  • In zoology: Having no costæ, in general; ribless.
  • Bearing no ribs, as a vertebra.

Etymologies

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e- +‎ costate

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