variants or less commonly bigeminated
: twice geminate : having two pairs:
mineralogy : having two pairs of crystal forms

Word History


bigeminate from (assumed) New Latin bigeminatus, from New Latin bi- entry 1 + Latin geminatus geminate; bigeminated from (assumed) New Latin bigeminatus + English -ed

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“Bigeminate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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