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

  • adj. Having or designating united leaves or leaflike parts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Composed of leaves united by their edges

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Composed of leaves united by their edges (coalescent).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having a single perianth-whorl of united leaves; symphyllous: opposed to apophyllous. Sachs.

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