adnate

[ad-neyt]

Origin of adnate

1655–65; < Latin adnātus, i.e., ad(g)nātus, replacing agnātus agnate
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adnate

adjective
  1. botany growing closely attached to an adjacent part or organ

Word Origin for adnate

C17: from Latin adnātus, a variant form of agnātus agnate
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adnate in Science

adnate

[ădnāt′]
  1. Botany Joined to a part or organ of a different kind, as stamens that are joined to petals. Compare connate.
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