[ad-ney-shuh n]


the condition of being adnate.

Origin of adnation

First recorded in 1835–45; adnate + -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for adnation

Historical Examples of adnation

  • The huge size of some trees has been, in some cases, attributed to the adnation of different stems.

    Vegetable Teratology

    Maxwell T. Masters

  • Adnation, or Consolidation, is the union of the members of parts belonging to different circles of the flower .