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

  • adjective Botany Not protruding beyond a surrounding part, as stamens that do not project from a corolla.
  • adjective Mathematics Formed by and between two intersecting straight lines.

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

  • adjective Inclosed; confined.
  • adjective (Bot.) such as are shorter than the floral envelopes, or are concealed within them.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of include.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective enclosed in the same envelope or package

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