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gemmate

[jem-eyt]Botany, Zoology
adjective
  1. having buds; increasing by budding.
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verb (used without object), gem·mat·ed, gem·mat·ing.
  1. to put forth buds; increase by budding.
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Origin of gemmate

First recorded in 1840–50, gemmate is from the Latin word gemmātus budded, adorned with gems. See gemma, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for gemmate

gemmate

adjective
  1. (of some plants and animals) having or reproducing by gemmae
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verb
  1. (intr) to produce or reproduce by gemmae
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Derived Formsgemmation, noun
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