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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Folded together lengthwise, as certain leaves or certain petals in a bud.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Doubled or folded over or together.
  • To double; fold together.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Folded lengthwise along the midrib, the upper face being within; -- said of leaves or petals in vernation or æstivation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Describing leaves that are folded (doubled) lengthwise

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin conduplicātus, past participle of conduplicāre, to double : com-, com- + duplicāre, to double (from duplex, duplic-, double; see dwo- in Indo-European roots).]

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