Meaning of saccate in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsakeɪt/


  • Dilated to form a sac.

    ‘Finally, nectar collects in the saccate nectary spur formed by the fusion of the margins of the labellum and the base of the column-foot.’
    • ‘The third sepal is saccate, with a slightly incurvate spur.’
    • ‘Many modern conifers produce saccate pollen.’
    • ‘They are saccate or cylindrically-shaped animals with three prominent regions (corona, trunk, foot).’
    • ‘One pair of saccate gonads lies between the dorsoventral muscles and the epidermis.’