Definitions

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

  • adj. Botany Having an edge or margin of a different color.

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  • adj. Having a distinct edge, especially one of a different colour; bordered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bordered, as when one color is surrounded by an edging of another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 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.

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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