amplexifoliate

adjective am·plex·i·fo·li·ate \¦amˌpleksə¦-, am¦p-\

Definition of amplexifoliate

  1. :  having amplexicaul leaves

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Origin and Etymology of amplexifoliate

International Scientific Vocabulary amplexi- (from Latin amplexus, past participle of amplecti) + foliate


First Known Use: circa 1879


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