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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Costate  \Cos"tate\  (k?s"t?t),  Costated  \Cos"ta*ted\  (-t?-t?d), 
  a.  [L.  costatus  fr  costa  rib.] 
  Having  ribs,  or  the  appearance  of  ribs;  (Bot.)  having  one  or 
  more  longitudinal  ribs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  costate 
  adj  1:  (of  the  surface  of  shells)  having  a  rough,  rib-like  texture 
  [syn:  {ribbed}] 
  2:  (anatomy)  having  ribs 




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