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  • adj. In the form of a chain of linked parts

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consisting of little links or chains.
  • adj. Chainlike; -- said both or color marks and of indentations when arranged like the links of a chain, as on shells, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of little links or chains.
  • In botany, formed of parts united end to end, like the links of a chain.
  • In zoology, same as catenate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a chainlike form
  • v. arrange in a series of rings or chains, as for spores

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