Salver-shaped

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Salver-shaped (Bot) Tubular, with a spreading border. See Hypocraterimorphous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • salver-shaped In botany, of the shape of a salver or tray; hypocrateriform: noting a gamopetalous corolla with the limb spreading out flat, as in the primrose and phlox.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Salver-shaped in the form of a salver or tray
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp. salva, a salver, salvar, to save—Low L. salvāre, to save.

Usage

In literature:

But again, from the same plasmodium, we may have globose sporangia, opening so as to leave only a shallow, salver-shaped base.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
Corolla wheel-shaped, salver-shaped, or bell-shaped.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
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