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carinate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carinate  \Car"i*nate\,  Carinated  \Car"i*na`ted\a.  [L.  carinatus 
  fr  carina  keel.] 
  Shaped  like  the  keel  or  prow  of  a  ship;  having  a  carina  or 
  keel;  as  a  carinate  calyx  or  leaf;  a  carinate  sternum  (of  a 
  bird). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carinate 
  adj  1:  having  a  ridge  or  shaped  like  a  ridge  or  the  keel  of  a  ship: 
  "a  carinate  sepal"  [syn:  {ridged},  {carinated},  {keeled}] 
  2:  having  or  shaped  like  a  carina  or  keel  [syn:  {carinated},  {ridged}, 
  {keeled}] 
  n  :  birds  having  keeled  breastbones  for  attachment  of  flight 
  muscles  [syn:  {carinate  bird},  {flying  bird}]  [ant:  {ratite}] 




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