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percurrent

[per-kur-uh nt, -kuhr-]
adjective Botany.
  1. extending through the entire length, as a midrib through a leaf.
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Origin of percurrent

1570–80; < Latin percurrent- (stem of percurrēns), present participle of percurrere to run through. See per-, current
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Historical Examples of percurrent

  • Percurrent, per-kur′ent, adj. running through the whole length.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)

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