Definition of submarginate in English:

submarginate

adjective

Botany Zoology
  • Imperfectly or nearly marginated; especially (in later use) (Mycology) designating a bulb at the base of the stipe of certain fungi which has an indistinct ridge at its upper edge.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Curtis's Botanical Magazine. From sub- + marginate, after post-classical Latin submarginatus.

Pronunciation

submarginate

/ˌsʌbˈmɑːdʒɪneɪt/