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vernation

noun ver·na·tion \(ˌ)vər-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of VERNATION

:  the arrangement of foliage leaves within the bud

Origin 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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