Definition of subpetiolate in English:

subpetiolate

adjective

  • Botany and Zoology. Somewhat petiolate; having an obscured or very short petiole.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Turton (1762–1835), conchologist. From sub- + petiolate. In sense 1 after scientific Latin subpetiolātus; compare also French subpétiolé.

Pronunciation

subpetiolate

/ˌsʌbˈpɛtɪələt/