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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Shaped like a pouch or sac.
  • adj. Having a pouch or sac.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Shaped like a pouch or sac.
  • adj. Having a pouch or sac.
  • adj. Enclosed in a sac.
  • adj. Of a pollen grain that has one or more sacci.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the form of a sack or pouch; furnished with a sack or pouch, as a petal.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Saccata, a suborder of ctenophores having two pouches into which the long tentacles can be retracted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, furnished with or having the form of a bag or pouch: as, a saccate petal.
  • In anatomy and zoology: Forming or formed by a sac; cystic; pouch-like; sacciform; sacculate.
  • Having a sac, or saccate part; pouched; sacculated; sacciferous.
  • Specifically, of or pertaining to the Saccata or the Saccat├Ž.

Etymologies

Latin saccus, bag; see sack1 + -ate1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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