con·​du·​pli·​cate (ˌ)kän-ˈdü-pli-kət How to pronounce conduplicate (audio)
: folded lengthwise
conduplicate petals in the bud

Word History


Latin conduplicatus, past participle of conduplicare to double, from com- + duplic-, duplex double — more at duplex

First Known Use

1777, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of conduplicate was in 1777

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Cite this Entry

“Conduplicate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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