labiate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having lips or liplike parts.
    • Botany Having or characterizing plants with all the corolla split into two liplike components, like in the snapdragon.
    • Botany Of or from the mint family Labiatae.
    • having lips or liplike parts
    • obtaining the corolla split into two liplike components
    • of, or from the mint household (Labiatae).
    • getting the limb of a tubular corolla or calyx divided into two unequal components, one projecting throughout the other such as the lips of a mouth, like in the snapdragon, sage, and catnip.
    • owned by an all natural order of flowers (Labiatæ), that the mint, sage, and catnip are examples. These are generally mostly fragrant natural herbs.
    • having mouth or parts that resemble lips
  • noun:
    • A plant belonging to the Labiatae.
    • a plant of mint family members (Labiatae)
    • A plant of this order Labiatæ.
    • A plant of the natural order Labiatæ.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To labialize.
  • others:
    • Lipped; having components which are formed or arranged like lips.

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