Definition of Bifoliate

1. Adjective. Having two leaves.

Similar to: Leafy



Definition of Bifoliate

1. a. Having two leaves; two- leaved.

Definition of Bifoliate

1. Adjective. (botany) Having exactly two leaves or leaflets. ¹

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Definition of Bifoliate

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Bifoliate

1. Of plants: having two leaves. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bifoliate

bifilarly
biflabellate
biflagellate
biflagellated
biflagellates
biflavonoid
biflex
biflorous
bifocal
bifocal lens
bifocal spectacles
bifocaled
bifocalled
bifocals
bifold
bifoliate (current term)
bifolio
bifoliolate
bifolios
bifonazole
biforate
biforate uterus
biforine
biforines
biforked
biform
biformed
biformities
biformity
biforous

Literary usage of Bifoliate

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1. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1920)
"All of the specimens in my herbarium, in fact, are bifoliate. M. propinqua, on the other hand, usually has a well-developed third leaf, ..."

2. North American Index Fossils by Amadeus William Grabau, Hervey Woodburn Shimer (1909)
"... bifoliate, an explanate frond $J- St Mesopores present, frond not articulated 15*- 15* ... thin bifoliate expansions, surface with solid maculae LXXXIV. ..."

3. Bulletin by Kentucky Geological Survey, Kentucky State Geologist (1905)
"Occasionally branches which are themselves bifoliate fronds, grow at right angles to the parent frond, and in like manner from these branches others may ..."

4. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"... differs in being bifoliate and in lacking the characteristic periodic swelling of ... of comparatively narrow, bifoliate branches with the two layers of ..."

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