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Having a distinct edge or margin, especially of a different color.
[Late Latin limbātus, bordered, from Latin limbus, border.]
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(Biology) biology having an edge or border of a different colour from the rest: limbate flowers.
[C19: from Late Latin limbātus bordered, from limbus]
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