labiate


labiate

adjective

  1. having parts that are shaped or arranged like lips; lipped.
  2. Botany.
    1. belonging to the plant family Labiatae (or Lamiaceae).Compare mint family.
    2. two-lipped; bilabiate: said of a gamopetalous corolla or gamosepalous calyx.

noun

  1. a labiate plant.

noun

  1. any plant of the family Lamiaceae (formerly Labiatae), having square stems, aromatic leaves, and a two-lipped corolla: includes mint, thyme, sage, rosemary, etc

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the family Lamiaceae

adj.“having a lip or lip-like part,” 1706, from Modern Latin labiatus “lipped,” from Latin labium “lip” (see lip (n.)).

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