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La"bi*ate (?), v. t.

To labialize.



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La"bi*ate (?), a. [NL. labiatus, fr. L. labium lip.] Bot. (a)

Having the limb of a tubular corolla or calyx divided into two unequal parts, one projecting over the other like the lips of a mouth, as in the snapdragon, sage, and catnip.


Belonging to a natural order of plants (Labiatae), of which the mint, sage, and catnip are examples. They are mostly aromatic herbs.


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La"bi*ate, n. Bot.

A plant of the order Labiatae.


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