lobed lobed  /ˈloʊbd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having deeply indented margins but with lobes not entirely separate from each other

Usage(s):

  1. During their long survival into the modern world, the leaves of the ginkgo changed until they are now almost invariably two-lobed and kidney-shaped.
  2. Kids find these double-lobed coconuts hilarious, but the best way to spot the more subtle plant and animal life is with black-parrot specialist and nature guide Victorin Laboudallon.
  3. It has a two-lobed leaf which, while waiting for prey, stands open like a gaping clam shell.

News

  • Jim Gilbert's Nature Notes: Wild Grapes

    Wild grapes are now offering hikers a refreshing snack. A grape vine is a climbing, woody perennial best recognized by its lobed, maple-like leaves and by its purple berries that grow in bunches and contain seeds.
    on August 22, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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