gladiate


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gladiate

(ˈɡlædɪɪt; -ˌeɪt; ˈɡleɪ-)
adj
(Botany) botany shaped like a sword: gladiate leaves.
[C18: from Latin gladius sword]
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gladiator, gladiate - The main Latin word for sword was gladius, from which came gladiator; gladiate is an adjective meaning sword-shaped.
See also related terms for sword.
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