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

  • adj. Having or reproducing by gemmae.
  • intransitive v. To produce gemmae or reproduce by means of gemmae.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having buds; reproducing by buds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having buds; reproducing by buds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having buds; reproducing by buds.
  • To put forth buds or to propagate by buds, as a polyp.

Etymologies

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)
Latin gemmatus, past participle of gemmare to put forth buds, from gemma bud. (Wiktionary)

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