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 (ûr-sē′ə-lĭt, ûr′sē-ə-lāt′)
Shaped like an urn: an urceolate corolla.

[New Latin urceolātus, from Latin urceolus, diminutive of urceus, jug.]
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(ˈɜːsɪəlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
(Biology) biology shaped like an urn or pitcher: an urceolate corolla.
[C18: via New Latin urceolātus, from Latin urceolus diminutive of urceus a pitcher]
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(ˈɜr si ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

shaped like a pitcher; swelling out in the middle and contracting at the top, as a corolla.
[1750–60; < New Latin urceolātus= Latin urceol(us), diminutive of urceus pitcher + -ātus -ate1]
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Adj.1.urceolate - urn-shaped; large below and contracted toward the mouth
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