binate

[ bahy-neyt ]
/ ˈbaɪ neɪt /

adjective Botany.

produced or borne in pairs; double.

Origin of binate

1800–10; < New Latin bīnātus, apparently extracted from Late Latin combīnātus yoked together. See bin-, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM binate

bi·nate·ly, adverb
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binate
/ (ˈbaɪˌneɪt) /

adjective

botany occurring in two parts or in pairsbinate leaves

Derived forms of binate

binately, adverb

Word Origin for binate

C19: from New Latin bīnātus, probably from Latin combīnātus united
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