produced or borne in pairs; double.
- bi·nate·ly, adverb
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How to use binate in a sentence
Spikelets are solitary, binate or fasciculate, 2-flowered, jointed on the pedicel and awned.
The inflorescence consists of solitary, binate, digitate, or panicled racemes.
Spikelets are binate, a sessile female or bisexual and a pedicelled male or neuter.
British Dictionary definitions for binate
botany occurring in two parts or in pairs: binate leaves
- binately, adverb
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