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or in·du·pli·ca·tive

[in-doo-pluh-kit, -keyt or in-doo-pluh-key-tiv; -dyoo-]
adjective Botany.
  1. 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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Origin of induplicate

First recorded in 1820–30; in-2 + duplicate
Related formsin·du·pli·ca·tion, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Tongue deeply concave or induplicate, its edges serrate with reversed papill.

    A Synopsis of the Birds of North America

    John James Audubon

British Dictionary definitions for induplicate



  1. (of the parts of a bud) bent or folded inwards with the edges touching but not overlapping
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Derived Formsinduplication, noun
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