Perfoliate : Definition

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Definitions of Perfoliate

Pronunciation : Per*fo"li*ate
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Pref. per- + L. folium leaf.]
Definition : 1. (Bot.)

Defn: Having the basal part produced around the stem; -- said of leaves which the stem apparently passes directory through.

2. (Zoöl.)

Defn: Surrounded by a circle of hairs, or projections of any kind.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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