appressed

adjective
ap·​pressed | \ a-ˈprest How to pronounce appressed (audio) \

Definition of appressed

: pressed close to or lying flat against something leaves appressed against the stem

First Known Use of appressed

1613, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for appressed

Latin appressus, past participle of apprimere to press to, from ad- + premere to press — more at press

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“Appressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/appressed. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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