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capreolate

[kap-ree-uh-leyt, kuh-pree-] /ˈkæp ri əˌleɪt, kəˈpri-/
adjective
1.
Biology. having or resembling tendrils.
Origin of capreolate
1730-1740
1730-40; < Latin capreol(us) roe deer, vine-tendril (apparently from the tendrillike shape of the deer's horn; see capriole) + -ate1
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capreolate

/ˈkæprɪəˌleɪt; kəˈpriː-/
adjective
1.
(biology) possessing or resembling tendrils
Word Origin
C18: from Latin capreolus tendril
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