adnate

adjective ad·nate \ ˈad-ˌnāt \

Definition of adnate

: grown to a usually unlike part especially along a margin
  • a calyx adnate to the ovary

adnation

play \ad-ˈnā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of adnate

borrowed from Latin adnātus, agnātus, past participle of adnāscī, agnāscī "to be born in addition (to), grow later, grow as an addition (to)" — more at 1agnate


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