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binate

[bahy-neyt] /ˈbaɪ neɪt/
adjective, Botany
1.
produced or borne in pairs; double.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Neo-Latin bīnātus, apparently extracted from Late Latin combīnātus yoked together. See bin-, -ate1
Related forms
binately, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for binate

binate

/ˈbaɪˌneɪt/
adjective
1.
(botany) occurring in two parts or in pairs: binate leaves
Derived Forms
binately, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin bīnātus, probably from Latin combīnātus united
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Word Origin and History for binate
adj.

"double," 1807, from Latin bini "two by two, twofold, two apiece" (see binary) + -ate (2).

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