verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈhebeˌtated or ˈhebeˌtating
having a blunt point, as certain leaves
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Word origin of 'hebetate'< L hebetatus, pp. of hebetare, to make blunt or dull < hebes, blunt, dull