verb (used with or without object), gem·i·nat·ed, gem·i·nat·ing.
Origin of geminate
Examples from the Web for geminate
Sometimes few simple hexaradiate and geminate tetraradiate spicula are mingled.
Spicula of three different kinds; simple needles, radiate, and geminate mixed.
Frustules single or geminate, cylindrical, short, in zone view rectangular or with undulating sides.The Diatomaceae of Philadelphia and Vicinity|Charles Sumner Boyer
Geminate: arranged in pairs composed of two similar parts: doubled.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Mouth-spots two, or one, with a distinct construction; flagella symmetrically arranged; nucleus bilobed or geminate.
British Dictionary definitions for geminate
adjective (ˈdʒɛmɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt) Also: geminated
Word Origin for geminate
Word Origin and History for geminate
"duplicated, found in pairs," 1590s, from Latin geminatus "twinned, equal," past participle of geminare "to double, repeat," related to geminus "twin," perhaps from PIE *yem- "to pair." As a verb, from 1630s. Related: Geminated; geminating.