Meaning of lyrate

ly•rate

Pronunciation: (lī'rāt, -rit), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of a pinnate leaf&hasp;) divided transversely into several lobes, the smallest at the base.
  2. lyre-shaped, as the tail of certain birds.
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