induplicate

adjective in·duplicate \ə̇n+\

Definition of induplicate

  1. 1 :  having the edges bent abruptly toward the axis —used of the parts of the calyx or corolla in a bud

  2. 2 :  having the edges rolled inward and then arranged about the axis without overlapping —used of leaves in a bud

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Origin and Etymology of induplicate

probably from (assumed) New Latin induplicatus, from Latin in- 2in- + duplicatus bent, doubled up, doubled, past participle of duplicare to double


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