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involucrate

[in-vuh-loo-krit, -kreyt]
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adjective
  1. having an involucre.
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Origin of involucrate

First recorded in 1820–30; involucre + -ate1
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Examples from the Web for involucrate

Historical Examples

  • Flowers moncious or dicious (involucrate and apparently perfect in Euphorbia).

    The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States

    Asa Gray

  • Scapes or peduncles terminated by a single head, involucrate by some outer empty bracts.