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

adjective Botany.

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

Origin of conduplicate

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

Related forms

con·du·pli·ca·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for conduplicate


/ (kɒnˈdjuːplɪkɪt) /


botany folded lengthways on itselfconduplicate leaves in the bud

Derived Forms

conduplication, noun

Word Origin for conduplicate

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


[ kŏn-dōōplĭ-kĭt ]


Folded upon itself lengthwise.
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