Turbinate

Tur"bi*nate

(?), v. i. To revolve or spin like a top; to whirl. [R.]
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Tur"bi*nate

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Tur"bi*na`ted

(?), } a. [L. turbinatus, fr. turbo, turben, turbinis, a whirl, top.] 1. Whirling in the manner of a top.
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A spiral and turbinated motion of the whole.
Bentley.
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2. (Bot.) Shaped like a top, or inverted cone; narrow at the base, and broad at the apex; as, a turbinated ovary, pericarp, or root.
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3. (Anat.) Turbinal.
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4. (Zol.) Spiral with the whorls decreasing rapidly from a large base to a pointed apex; -- said of certain shells.
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