1. (Science: botany) like a bandage, or strap; strap-shaped.

2. Composed of ligules. Ligulate flower, a species of compound flower, the florets of which have their corollets flat, spreading out toward the end, with the base only tubular.

Origin: cf. F. Ligule. See ligule, and cf. Lingulate.

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