Definitions

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  • adj. Tending or proceeding away from the base.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending or proceeding away from the base.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Receding from the base: in botany, said of the growth of leaves which are developed from the base upward.

Etymologies

base + Latin fugere to flee. (Wiktionary)

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