Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a distinct edge or margin, especially of a different color.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, bordered: said especially of a flower, etc., in which one color is surrounded by an edging of another.
  • In zoology and anatomy, having a limb or limbus; bordered; margined: said of various parts and organs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot. & Zoöl.) Bordered, as when one color is surrounded by an edging of another.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective biology, paleontology Having a distinct edge, especially one of a different colour; bordered.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Late Latin limbātus, bordered, from Latin limbus, border.]

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

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