What is another word for labiate?

4 synonyms found


[ lˈe͡ɪbɪˌe͡ɪt], [ lˈe‍ɪbɪˌe‍ɪt], [ l_ˈeɪ_b_ɪ__ˌeɪ_t]

Labiate is a term used to describe a flower that has lips or a shape reminiscent of a mouth. There are several synonyms for the word labiate that can be used interchangeably. These include lipped, bilabiate, two-lipped, and gamopetalous. Gamopetalous refers to a flower that has its petals united into a single structure whereas bilabiate and two-lipped both describe flowers that have two lips. Lipped is the most general term and can refer to any flower that has a lip-like structure. Using synonyms is useful for adding variety to your writing and avoiding repetition.

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How to use "Labiate" in context?

Labiate is a word meaning "to lick". It is derived from the Latin word labium, meaning "lip".

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