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fastigiate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fastigiate  \Fas*tig"i*ate\,  Fastigiated  \Fas*tig"i*a`ted\,  a. 
  [L.  fastigium  gable  end  top  height,  summit.] 
  1.  Narrowing  towards  the  top 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Clustered,  parallel,  and  upright,  as  the  branches 
  of  the  Lombardy  poplar;  pointed. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  United  into  a  conical  bundle,  or  into  a  bundle 
  with  an  enlarged  head,  like  a  sheaf  of  wheat. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fastigiate 
  adj  :  (botany)  having  clusters  of  erect  branches  (often  appearing 
  to  form  a  single  column) 




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