conduplicate

[ kon-doo-pli-kit, -dyoo- ]
/ kɒnˈdu plɪ kɪt, -ˈdyu- /
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adjective Botany.

(of a leaf in the bud) folded lengthwise with the upper face of the blade within.

Nearby words

  1. conductometric titration,
  2. conductor,
  3. conductress,
  4. conductus,
  5. conduit,
  6. condylar,
  7. condylar canal,
  8. condylar emissary vein,
  9. condylar fossa,
  10. condylar joint

Origin of conduplicate

1770–80; < Latin conduplicātus (past participle of conduplicāre to double), equivalent to con- con- + duplicātus duplicate

Related formscon·du·pli·ca·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for conduplicate

conduplicate

/ (kɒnˈdjuːplɪkɪt) /

adjective

botany folded lengthways on itselfconduplicate leaves in the bud
Derived Formsconduplication, noun

Word Origin for conduplicate

C18: from Latin conduplicāre to double; see duplicate

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Medicine definitions for conduplicate

conduplicate

[ kŏn-dōōplĭ-kĭt ]

adj.

Folded upon itself lengthwise.

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