capreolate

[ kap-ree-uh-leyt, kuh-pree- ]

adjective
  1. Biology. having or resembling tendrils.

Origin of capreolate

1
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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British Dictionary definitions for capreolate

capreolate

/ (ˈkæprɪəˌleɪt, kəˈpriː-) /


adjective
  1. biology possessing or resembling tendrils

Origin of capreolate

1
C18: from Latin capreolus tendril

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