Definition of conferruminate
: closely adherent —used chiefly of the cotyledons of some sprouting plants
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Origin and Etymology of 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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