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synonyms for spathe

  • covering
  • cover
  • scabbard
  • sheathing
  • wrapping
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How to use spathe in a sentence

The striped spathe in some species of Arisaema bears a curious resemblance to the head of a cobra uplifted to strike.
THE PANJAB, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, AND KASHMIRSIR JAMES MCCRONE DOUIE
The whole of the spadix is surrounded by a large bract or spathe which is contracted a little distance above its base.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Aquatic, with the aspect of sea-weeds or mosses, with minute naked flowers from a spathe-like involucre.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Aquatics, with dicious or polygamous flowers from a spathe; outer perianth calyx-like, the inner sometimes wanting.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Aquatic, with more or less irregular perfect flowers from a spathe; perianth corolla-like.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Flowers polygamo-dicious, solitary and sessile from a sessile tubular 2-cleft axillary spathe.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Fertile flowers solitary and sessile in a tubular spathe upon an exceedingly lengthened scape.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Spathe elongated, convolute throughout or with a dilated blade above.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Fruit in a globose cluster, enclosed by the persistent fleshy base of the spathe.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Spathe open and spreading, ovate (abruptly pointed, the upper surface white), persistent.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SPATHE

  • cover
  • covering
  • scabbard
  • sheathing
  • spathe
  • wrapping
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.