16 letter words ending in ate

Caducibranchiate (a.) With temporary gills: -- applied to those Amphibia in which the gills do not remain in adult life.

Counterponderate (v. t.) To equal in weight; to counterpoise; to equiponderate.

Cryptobranchiate (a.) Having concealed or rudimentary gills.

Dephlogisticcate (v. t.) To deprive of phlogiston, or the supposed principle of inflammability.

Disproportionate (a.) Not proportioned; unsymmetrical; unsuitable to something else in bulk, form, value, or extent; out of proportion; inadequate; as, in a perfect body none of the limbs are disproportionate; it is wisdom not to undertake a work disproportionate means.

Elasmobranchiate (a.) Of or pertaining to Elasmobranchii.

Elasmobranchiate (n.) One of the Elasmobranchii.

Inferobranchiate (a.) Having the gills on the sides of the body, under the margin of the mantle; belonging to the Inferobranchiata.

Intercommunicate (v. i.) To communicate mutually; to hold mutual communication.

Intercommunicate (v. t.) To communicate mutually; to interchange.

Isosulphocyanate (n.) A salt of isosulphocyanic acid.

Opisthopulmonate (a.) Having the pulmonary sac situated posteriorly; -- said of certain air-breathing Mollusca.

Ovate-lanceolate (a.) Having a form intermediate between ovate and lanceolate.

Palliobranchiate (a.) Having the pallium, or mantle, acting as a gill, as in brachiopods.

Persulphocyanate (n.) A salt of persulphocyanic acid.

Preantenultimate (a.) Being or indicating the fourth syllable from the end of a word, or that before the antepenult.

Semiverticillate (a.) Partially verticillate.

Spinii-spirulate (a.) Having spines arranged spirally. See Spicule.

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