from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, having several leaves


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  • I see that I have probably gone beyond my depth in discussing plurifoliate and unifoliate leaves; but in such a case as that of Mimosa albida, where rudiments of additional leaflets are present, we must believe that they were well developed in the progenitor of the plant.

    More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 2


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