spicate(redirected from spicately)
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Borne in or forming a spike.
[Latin spīcātus, from spīca, ear of grain.]
(Botany) botany having, arranged in, or relating to spikes: a spicate inflorescence.
[C17: from Latin spīcātus having spikes, from spīca a point]
1. arranged in spikes, as flowers.
2. in the form of a spike, as in inflorescence.
[1660–70; < Latin spīcātus]