Conduplicate meaning

kŏn-do͝o'plĭ-kĭt, -dyo͝o'-
Folded together lengthwise, as certain leaves or certain petals in a bud.
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Folded lengthwise along the middle, as certain leaves and petals in the bud.
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(botany) Describing leaves that are folded (doubled) lengthwise.
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Origin of conduplicate

  • Latin conduplicātus past participle of conduplicāre to double com- com- duplicāre to double (from duplex duplic- double dwo- in Indo-European roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition