Lig"ule (?), n. [L.ligula, little tongue, dim of lingua tongue : cf. F. ligule.]

1. Bot. (a)

The thin and scarious projection from the upper end of the sheath of leaf of grass.


A strap-shaped corolla of flowers of Compositae.

2. Anat.

A band of white matter in the wall of fourth ventricle of the brain.


© Webster 1913.

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