2. Noun. (botany) leaves which do not disarticulate from the stem, and hence remain for a long time ¹
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Definition of Induviae
1. persistent withered leaves on some plants [n]
Medical Definition of Induviae
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Literary usage of Induviae
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1. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1866)
"induviae (Lat.). In Botany, the withered remains of leaves which, not being articulated with the stem, cannot fall off; the part covered by them is said to ..."
2. An Introduction to Botany by John ( Lindley (1839)
"induviae; the remains of the flower, which either increase the fruit in size, or surmount it, or are adherent to it. m 1. Pappus. m 2. ..."
3. Teutonic Mythologyby Jacob Grimm, James Steven Stallybrass by Jacob Grimm, James Steven Stallybrass (1883)
"379), oftener hamingja (felicitas) from hamr induviae, nay, this hamr of itself seems to stand for the same thing : ' hamr ..."