Definition of Binate

1. Adjective. Growing in two parts or in pairs. "Binate leaves"

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Definition of Binate

1. a. Double; growing in pairs or couples.

Definition of Binate

1. growing in pairs [adj] : BINATELY [adv]

Medical Definition of Binate

1. Double; growing in pairs or couples. Origin: L. Bini two and two. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Binate

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binary tree
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binate (current term)
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Literary usage of Binate

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1. Manual of the Mosses of North America by Leo Lesquereux, Thomas Potts James (1884)
"yellow; cilia binate and ternate, perfect. — Bryum crudum, Schreb. 1. c. 83 ; Bryol. Eur. t. 348; Sulliv. 1. c. HAB. Fissures of rocks, on mountains; ..."

2. Flora Indica: Being a Systematic Account of the Plants of British India by Thomas Thomson, Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1855)
"The appearance of twin (or binate) leaflets arises from the splitting of one leaflet ... binate ..."

3. A Manual Flora of Madeira and the Adjacent Island of Porto Santo and the by Richard Thomas Lowe (1868)
"... single leaf or br. as long or sometimes twice as long as the quite smooth divaricate or often in fr. deflexed lj-3 millim. long, mostly binate pedicels. ..."

4. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Histological Series Contained by John Quekett (1850)
"Spicula, sharp at one extremity and expanding into two points at the other—Expando-binate. Ap 37. ..."

5. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1883)
"Fr. single or binate, wedge-shaped, attached by their ends to a stalk ; v. with a median line, and a median and terminal nodules ; freshwater (PL 16. fig. ..."

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