conferruminate

adjective
con·​fer·​ru·​mi·​nate | \¦känfə¦rümənə̇t\
variants: or less commonly conferruminated \-​ˌnātə̇d \

Definition of conferruminate 

: closely adherent used chiefly of the cotyledons of some sprouting plants

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History and Etymology for conferruminate

conferruminate from Latin conferruminatus, past participle of conferruminare to solder, glue, from com- + ferruminare to solder, join, from ferrumin-, ferrumen solder, glue; conferruminated from Latin conferruminatus + English -ed

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