Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, the folding or configuration of a single part in a leaf- or flowerbud: opposed to vernation and estivation, the disposition of the parts conjointly.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) The way in which a leaf is sometimes folded in the bud.
- From New Latin ptyxis, from Ancient Greek πτύξις (ptuksis, "a folding") (Wiktionary)
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