converging, as petals.
- sub·con·niv·ent, adjective
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How to use connivent in a sentence
Stamens distinct or the anthers merely connivent, with ordinary pollen.
Filaments distinct, the two lower with a scale-like gland or spur at base; anthers merely connivent.
Involucral scales in a single row, erect-connivent, with a few bractlets at the base.
When upright, if the tips incline inward the lobes are said to be connivent; if inclined outward, they are reflexed, or divergent.The Pears of New York | U. P. Hedrick
British Dictionary definitions for connivent
(of parts of plants and animals) touching without being fused, as some petals, insect wings, etc
- connivently, adverb
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