replicative

replicative

[rep-li-key-tiv]
adjective
characterized by or capable of replication, especially of an experiment.

Origin:
1850–55; replicate + -ive

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replicate
 
vb
1.  (also intr) to make or be a copy of; reproduce
2.  to fold (something) over on itself; bend back
3.  to reply to
 
adj
4.  folded back on itself: a replicate leaf
 
[C19: from Latin replicātus bent back; see replica]
 
'replicative
 
adj

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