Meaning of ecostate in English:

ecostate

adjective

Botany
  • Chiefly of the leaves of a moss: having no rib or costa.

Pronunciation

ecostate

/iːˈkɒsteɪt/ /ɪˈkɒsteɪt/

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Aylmer Bourke Lambert (1761–1842), botanist. From e- + costate.