[ kuh-nahy-vuhnt ]
/ kəˈnaɪ vənt /
adjective Botany, Zoology.
converging, as petals.
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Origin of connivent
OTHER WORDS FROM conniventsub·con·niv·ent, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for connivent
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
/ (kəˈnaɪvənt) /
(of parts of plants and animals) touching without being fused, as some petals, insect wings, etc
Derived forms of conniventconnivently, adverb
Word Origin for connivent
C17: from Latin connīvēns, from connīvēre to shut the eyes, connive
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