conduplicate

adjective
con·​du·​pli·​cate | \ (ˌ)kän-ˈdü-pli-kət How to pronounce conduplicate (audio) , -ˈdyü- \

Definition of conduplicate

: folded lengthwise conduplicate petals in the bud

First Known Use of conduplicate

1777, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for conduplicate

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

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“Conduplicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conduplicate. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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