American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having or reproducing by gemmae.
- v. To produce gemmae or reproduce by means of gemmae.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, having buds; reproducing by buds.
- To put forth buds or to propagate by buds, as a polyp.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Having buds; reproducing by buds.
- Latin gemmatus, past participle of gemmare to put forth buds, from gemma bud. (Wiktionary)
- From Latin gemmātus, past participle of gemmāre, to bud, from gemma, bud; see gembh- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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