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Having a costa or costae; ribbed.
1. (Anatomy) anatomy having ribs
2. (Botany) (of leaves) having veins or ridges, esp parallel ones
[C19: from Late Latin costātus, from Latin costa rib]
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|Adj.||1.||costate - (of the surface) having a rough, riblike texture|
|2.||costate - having ribs|
ribbed - furnished or strengthened with ribs