\\|amˌpleksə|-, am|p-\ adjective
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary amplexi- (from Latin amplexus, past participle of amplecti) + foliate
: having amplexicaul leaves

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/am'plek seuh foh"lee it, -ayt', am plek'-/, adj. Bot.
having amplexicaul leaves.
[1875-80; amplexi- (see AMPLEXICAUL) + FOLIATE]

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amplexifoliate, a. Bot.
[f. mod.L. amplexifolius (f. amplex-us embracing + folium leaf) after L. foliāt-us, leaved.]
Having leaves which clasp the stem.
in Syd. Soc. Lex.

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  • amplexifoliate — /am plek seuh foh lee it, ayt , am plek /, adj. Bot. having amplexicaul leaves. [1875 80; amplexi (see AMPLEXICAUL) + FOLIATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • amplexifoliate — am·plex·i·fo·li·ate …   English syllables

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