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Borrowed from New Latin effiguratus; compare figurate (figuratus).


effigurate (not comparable)

  1. (botany, of lichens) Having a definite (lobed) shape; not effuse.


Further reading[edit]

  • effigurate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • effigurate” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.
  • effigurate” in the Collins English Dictionary, Glasgow: HarperCollins Publishers.
  • Irwin M. Brodo, Keys to Lichens of North America (2016, →ISBN, page 372
  • Thomas H. Nash, Lichen Biology (1996, →ISBN, page 40: "A thallus is called effigurate when the marginal lobes are prolonged and are radially arranged, as in many species of the genera Caloplaca, Dimelaena, Acarospora and Pleopsidium."