[ in-doo-pluh-kit, -keyt, -dyoo- ]

  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.

Origin of induplicate

First recorded in 1820–30; in-2 + duplicate
  • Also in·du·pli·ca·tive [in-doo-pluh-key-tiv, -dyoo-] /ɪnˈdu pləˌkeɪ tɪv, -ˈdyu-/ .

Other words from induplicate

  • in·du·pli·ca·tion [in-doo-pluh-key-shuhn, -dyoo-] /ɪnˌdu pləˈkeɪ ʃən, -ˌdyu-/ noun

Words Nearby induplicate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use induplicate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for induplicate



/ (ɪnˈdjuːplɪkɪt, -ˌkeɪt) /

  1. (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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