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clasping

[ klas-ping, klah-sping ]
/ ˈklæs pɪŋ, ˈklɑ spɪŋ /
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adjective
(of a leaf) partly or wholly surrounding the stem.
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Origin of clasping

First recorded in 1870–75; clasp + -ing2
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