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Meaning of PLICATE

Pronunciation:  'plIkeyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  arranged in parallel folds; "plicate leaves"
  2. [v]  fold into pleats, "Pleat the cloth"
 

PLICATE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: accordion, folded, pleat
 
 See Also: fold, fold up, turn up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pli"cate\, Plicated \Pli"ca*ted\, a. [L. plicatus, p.
p. of plicare to fold.]
Plaited; folded like a fan; as, a plicate leaf. --
{Pli"cate*ly}, adv.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Folded back and forth longitudinally like a fan.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: crease, creased, crimp, crimped, crisp, dog-ear, dog-eared, double, double over, doubled, enfold, flexible, flounce, flounced, flute, fluted, fold, fold over, foldable, folded, folding, frill, gather, gathered, infold, interfold, lap over, plait, plaited, plat, pleat, pleated, pliable, plicated, plicatile, ply, quill, quilled, ruff, ruffle, ruffled, tuck, tucked, turn over, twill, twilled
 

 

 

 

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