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  • adj. Having only two nerves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Two-nerved; -- applied to leaves which have two longitudinal ribs or nerves.
  • adj. Having only two nerves, as the wings of some insects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Two-nerved; especially, in botany, having two longitudinal ribs: applied to certain leaves.
  • In entomology, having two nervures or veins, as an insect's wing.

Etymologies

Latin bis twice + nervus sinew, nerve. (Wiktionary)

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