variants or less commonly conferruminated
: closely adherent
used chiefly of the cotyledons of some sprouting plants

Word History


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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“Conferruminate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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