connate-perfoliate

Connate-perfoliate

Con"nate-per*fo"li*ate\, a. (Bot.) Connate or coalescent at the base so as to produce a broad foliaceous body through the center of which the stem passes; -- applied to leaves, as the leaves of the boneset.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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