Lig"u*late (?), Lig"u*la`ted (?), a. [Cf. F. ligul'e. See Ligule, and cf. Lingulate.]
Like a bandage, or strap; strap-shaped.
Composed of ligules.
Ligulate flower, a species of compound flower, the florets of which have their corollets flat, spreading out toward the end, with the base only tubular.
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