induplicate

/ɪnˈdjuplɪkət/ (say in'dyoohplikuht), /-keɪt/ (say -kayt)

adjective Botany
folded or rolled inwards (said of the parts of the calyx or corolla in aestivation when the edges are bent abruptly towards the axis, or of leaves in vernation when the edges are rolled inwards and then arranged about the axis without overlapping).
Also, induplicative. {in-2 + Latin duplicātus doubled, bent}
induplication /ɪnˌdjupləˈkeɪʃən/ (say in.dyoohpluh'kayshuhn), noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Induplicate — In*du pli*cate, a. (Bot.) (a) Having the edges bent abruptly toward the axis; said of the parts of the calyx or corolla in [ae]stivation. (b) Having the edges rolled inward and then arranged about the axis without overlapping; said of leaves in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • induplicate — [in do͞o′pli kit, indyo͞o′pli kit] adj. [ IN 1 + DUPLICATE] having the edges folded or rolled in, but not overlapping: said of the arrangement of leaves in a leaf bud or of the calyx or corolla in a flower bud …   English World dictionary

  • induplicate — induplication, n. /in dooh pleuh kit, kayt , dyooh /, adj. Bot. 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… …   Universalium

  • induplicate — in·duplicate …   English syllables

  • induplicate — in•du•pli•cate [[t]ɪnˈdu plə kɪt, ˌkeɪt, ˈdyu [/t]] adj. 1) bot (of a calyx or corolla) rolled inward and bent toward the axis of the flower 2) bot (of leaves in a bud) rolled inward and arranged about the axis without overlapping • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • induplicate — ə̇n+ adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin induplicatus, from Latin in in (II) + duplicatus bent, doubled up, doubled, past participle of duplicare to double more at duplicate 1. : having the edges bent abruptly toward the axis… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Induplicative — In*du pli*ca*tive, a. (Bot.) (a) Having induplicate sepals or petals in [ae]stivation. (b) Having induplicate leaves in vernation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in|du|pli|ca|tion — «ihn DOO pluh KAY shuhn, DYOO », noun. 1. the state of being induplicate. 2. something induplicate …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|du|pli|ca|tive — «ihn DOO pluh KAY tihv, DYOO », adjective. = induplicate. (Cf. ↑induplicate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • induplicative — indupliˈcative, a. Bot. [f. induplicate + ive: cf. duplicative.] = induplicate. in Webster (citing Gray.) in Treas. Bot …   Useful english dictionary

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