La"bi*ate (?), v. t.

To labialize.

Brewer.

 

© Webster 1913.


La"bi*ate (?), a. [NL. labiatus, fr. L. labium lip.] Bot. (a)

Having the limb of a tubular corolla or calyx divided into two unequal parts, one projecting over the other like the lips of a mouth, as in the snapdragon, sage, and catnip.

(b)

Belonging to a natural order of plants (Labiatae), of which the mint, sage, and catnip are examples. They are mostly aromatic herbs.

 

© Webster 1913.


La"bi*ate, n. Bot.

A plant of the order Labiatae.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.