1. [ adjective ] having or shaped like a carina or keel
Synonyms: ridged keeled carinated
Related terms: carina carina
2. [ adjective ] (nautical) having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or the keel of a ship
Synonyms: carinated keeled ridged

: "a carinate sepal"

Related terms: ridge
3. [ noun ] (zoology) birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles
Synonyms: flying_bird carinate_bird
Related terms: ratite bird keel
Similar spelling:   carinated