interosculate

interosculate

[in-ter-os-kyuh-leyt]
verb (used without object), interosculated, interosculating.
1.
to interpenetrate; inosculate.
2.
to form a connecting link.

Origin:
1880–85; inter- + osculate

interosculation, noun
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interosculate (ˌɪntərˈɒskjʊˌleɪt)
 
vb
rare (intr) biology (of two different species or groups of organisms) to share certain characteristics
 
interoscu'lation
 
n

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