compital

adjective
com·​pi·​tal | \ ˈkämpətᵊl \

Definition of compital

1 of a leaf vein : intersecting at a broad angle
2 of a fern : having the sori borne at the junction of two veins

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History and Etymology for compital

Latin compitalis of crossroads, from compitum crossroads + -alis -al; akin to Latin competere to come together

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“Compital.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compital. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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