camptodrome

adjective

camp·​to·​drome
ˈkam(p)təˌdrōm
: having a bent course
used of a form of leaf venation in which the secondary veins curve forward before reaching the margin of the leaf and anastomose in arches

Word History

Etymology

probably from New Latin camptodromus, from campto- + -dromus -dromous

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“Camptodrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camptodrome. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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