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noun ver·na·tion \(ˌ)vər-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of vernation

  1. :  the arrangement of foliage leaves within the bud



Origin and Etymology of vernation

New Latin vernation-, vernatio, from Latin vernare to behave as in spring, from vernus vernal


First Known Use: 1793


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