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[kon-doo-pli-kit, -dyoo-]
adjective Botany.
  1. (of a leaf in the bud) folded lengthwise with the upper face of the blade within.
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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


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

Word Origin

C18: from Latin conduplicāre to double; see duplicate
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conduplicate in Medicine


  1. Folded upon itself lengthwise.
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