induplicate

[ in-doo-pluh-kit, -keyt, -dyoo- ]
/ ɪnˈdu plə kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, -ˈdyu- /

adjective Botany.

folded or rolled inward: said of the parts of the calyx or corolla when the edges are bent abruptly toward the axis, or of leaves in vernation when the edges are rolled inward and then arranged about the axis without overlapping.

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Also in·du·pli·ca·tive [in-doo-pluh-key-tiv, -dyoo-] /ɪnˈdu pləˌkeɪ tɪv, -ˈdyu-/ .

Origin of induplicate

First recorded in 1820–30; in-2 + duplicate

OTHER WORDS FROM induplicate

in·du·pli·ca·tion [in-doo-pluh-key-shuhn, -dyoo-] /ɪnˌdu pləˈkeɪ ʃən, -ˌdyu-/ noun
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British Dictionary definitions for induplicate

induplicate

induplicated

/ (ɪnˈdjuːplɪkɪt, -ˌkeɪt) /

adjective

(of the parts of a bud) bent or folded inwards with the edges touching but not overlapping

Derived forms of induplicate

induplication, noun
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