Spatule

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Spatule a spatulate formation
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. spatula, spathula, dim. of spatha—Gr. spathē.

Usage

In literature:

You observe the spatulate finger-ends, Watson, which is common to both professions?
"The Return of Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle
You observe the spatulate finger-end, Watson, which is common to both professions?
"The Return of Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Did these women know what a spatulated effect their feet so shod produce, no law would be needed.
"Lady Baltimore" by Owen Wister
The spear of the desert man is either sharp pointed, spatulate pointed, or barbed.
"Spinifex and Sand" by David W Carnegie
Pinnules lanceolate, deeply pinnatifid; ultimate segments oblong or lanceolate and scarcely or not at all spatulate.
"The Fern Lover's Companion" by George Henry Tilton
Operculum spatulate, or pointed above, entire.
"Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1." by John MacGillivray
Stir it often with a woodden spatule or spoon, that it burn not to the bottom: But break it not.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
Spatulate fingers show invention and energy.
"The Title Market" by Emily Post
The Spatulate type has also the palm irregular in shape.
"Palmistry for All" by Cheiro
A coarse variety, with broad, spatulate leaves.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
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