interrupted

[in-tuh-ruhp-tid]

adjective Botany.

having an irregular or discontinuous arrangement, as of leaflets along a stem.

Origin of interrupted

Related formsnon·in·ter·rupt·ed, adjectivenon·in·ter·rupt·ed·ly, adverbnon·in·ter·rupt·ed·ness, nounun·in·ter·rupt·ed, adjectiveun·in·ter·rupt·ed·ly, adverbun·in·ter·rupt·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for non-interrupted

interrupted

adjective

broken, discontinued, or hindered
(of plant organs, esp leaves) not evenly spaced along an axis
Also: deceptive music (of a cadence) progressing from the dominant chord to any other, such as the subdominant or submediant
Derived Formsinterruptedly, adverb
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