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Meaning of PLICATE

Pronunciation:  'plIkeyt

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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